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How do you format cells to input a dash before your text?

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Ilemag625
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I am trying to create a template that in the first column puts a dash ( - ) before the text.

 

Example: 

Hello   (Input)

- Hello (Formatted text after input)  

 

Thanks!

2 Replies

@Ilemag625

 

Hi,

 

  • Highlight the column
  • Press Ctrl+1
  • Go to Custom
  • Put this format ( - @ ) in the Type box
  • Hit OK

2019-09-12_20-24-55.png

 

Regards

@Haytham Amairah 

 

Hello Haytham, 

 

Wow! That was fast, thank you very much for resolving my issue!

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