expanding numbers in cells

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Subject: expanding numbers in cells
Posted by:  BobPoz
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006

I am tranferring data from a 31/2" disc to an excel program. All fiields in
columns appear correctly except the most important one. These are scanning
numbers that are up to 35 numbers. In this column it gives me 6 or 8 numbers
and then a +21 sign after. How do I expand these numbers to their actual