DON'T LAUGH!!! The number 20.

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DON'T LAUGH!!! The number 20.

Postby RKPanzer » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:02 am

How in the hell do I enter the number 20 into any cell without calc turning it into a symbol?!
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Re: DON'T LAUGH!!! The number 20.

Postby Villeroy » Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:56 am

2 0 Enter
Works for me
Please, edit this topic's initial post and add "[Solved]" to the subject line if your problem has been solved.
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Re: DON'T LAUGH!!! The number 20.

Postby RoryOF » Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:15 pm

Select a cell with the symbol, choose /Format /Cells; on te Numbers tab, what format is selected in the Category column?
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Re: DON'T LAUGH!!! The number 20.

Postby acknak » Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:48 pm

Could this be a keyboard configuration issue (or even a hardware issue—stuck key)? I know some input methods allow entering numeric codes for symbols/characters from the keyboard.
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Re: DON'T LAUGH!!! The number 20.

Postby keme » Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:48 pm

Could also be a "rogue" autocorrect item. In that case, undo will revert to what you typed, before autocorrection.

See Tools - Autocorrect options.

The Norwegian function name for TODAY() is "IDAG()". No problem with that in Calc. MS Excel autocorrects to separate words, "I DAG()", because agglutination is wrong (though common) for that term. When I enter the formula, Excel tells me that I have made a mistake in the formula and asks whether to correct the function name (back to what I initially wrote).
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Re: DON'T LAUGH!!! The number 20.

Postby DolphyausDutchland » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:45 am

Don't know, but is
'20
that?
Then you have the number treated as a text-string,positioned left in your cell.
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