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    Enter missing number on specific place

    Hello!I have some 9digit numbers and i have to enter the number 9 afther the fourth digit. Example :

    50200491 - turned into 502900491

    If someone could help would be much appreciated!I have to modify 1280k lines!
    Last edited by alogoc; 07-20-2009 at 05:03 AM.

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    Re: Enter missing number on specific place

    Hi,

    try this:

    =LEFT(A1,4)&"9"&RIGHT(A1,5)
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    Re: Enter missing number on specific place

    Hey,thanks for taking time to answer my quesion.I tried your formula but it get's me a syntax error

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    Re: Enter missing number on specific place

    From what i've understand the problem must me on 2nd part "(&RIGHT(A1,5)"

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    Re: Enter missing number on specific place

    Do you have semi colons as separators?

    If so,

    Perhaps this...

    =LEFT(A1;4)&"9"&RIGHT(A1;5)

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    Re: Enter missing number on specific place

    Yup that was the problem!Thanks for taking time to answer this!

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