Error in excel sheet

Copper Contributor

whenever I try to type " / " on excel sheet, following happens. 


Any solution? Please help. Thanks 

6 Replies



Please add ' in front of /

Double click the cell and then type " /".
best response confirmed by Hans Vogelaar (MVP)


Few more options

1) type any character -> Backspace -> /

2) F2 -> /

3) If you don't use slash as menu key you may empty the setting in File -> Options


@Sergei Baklan option 3 is new to me..Thanks for sharing 

@Sergei Baklan 

Perfect. Thank you so much. 

@Sam_70 , you are welcome