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Custom Cell Format

Custom Cell Format

Custom Cell Format

Does anyone happen to know the format string that Excel uses to create it's special format for US telephone numbers?

The reason I am asking is that I am trying to use the same mask but in a different application and can not get that to work right. I have tried using "("###")"_###"-"#### but that doesn't work.

Any tips? Thanks!

RE: Custom Cell Format


I have this as a preset try


seems to work for me.

Hope this helps.

maybe only a drafter
but the best user at this company!

RE: Custom Cell Format


you could just use

(###)"_"###-#### as well, if the numbers are entered correctly. Excuse the lack of knowledge of US phone numbers, I am in the UK.

Hope this helps.

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but the best user at this company!

RE: Custom Cell Format

Thanks for the help you guys. I could have sworn I tried that, but when I went back and tried it it worked.

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