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Understanding How Excel Handles Money
In almost all situations, the operating system’s locale settings result in the
proper separators being used automatically. If you need to change the
separators from the defaults, do so in the Regional and Language Options in the
Windows Control Panel. Note: These instructions are for computers running
the Windows operating system:
1. Click Start ➪ Control Panel.
2. Click the Clock, Language, and Region link.
3. Click the Regional and Language Options link.
The Regional and Language Options dialog box opens, shown in
4. Click the Additional settings button to open the Customize Format
You can change settings for numbers, currency, dates, and time in the
Customize Format dialog box.