Automatically changes cell to Arabic date!?!

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Subject: Automatically changes cell to Arabic date!?!
Posted by:  Dan (demea…@hotmail.com)
Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003

I've come accross a problem with Excell 2002 runing SP2,
if you type the following in a cell
a3-5530
the cell will automatically be reformated in what looks
like an Arabic date.
Has anyone else seen this or know of any way to stop this
happining??

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