I use the concatenate formula, but with text it should work also

=CONCATENATE(A1) into cell B1 or, even better
=TRIM(UPPER(CONCATENATE(A1))) which sets all to upper case and removes leading and following unwanted space char.

Kind Regards.


Lucas Gehéniau
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Tokheim Netherlands b.v. SEBU
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5531 AD Bladel

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From: MAPICS-L [mailto:mapics-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Connie Webb
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Subject: [MAPICS-L] Excel upload of alpha numeric causes exponential data

I have 15 character item numbers with alpha numeric data. Some of those numbers are converted to data like this 2.1E+007 using Excel addin to upload spreadsheet to iSeries. What do I need to do to the spreadsheet before importing to iSeries?

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