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    Hi Experts
    I am not able to convert the attached data from general to numeric type.
    I tried Copy -> PasteSpecial -> Multiply and Text to column -> Finish options
    What I want is to change the data type to numeric and then apply custom format #,###.00 on this columns to get the below result.
    Ex
    2.240,81
    4.061,85
    2.240,81
    4.061,85
    2.240,81

    I need to change it into

    2,240.81
    4,061.85
    2,240.81
    4,061.85
    2,240.81
    Please let me know why I am not able to perform the above test and what I am missing here.
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    JD
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    I'm hoping there's an easier way, but this seems to work on a new sheet, filled down and across.

    I put this in the new sheet in A2.

    =IFERROR((VALUE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE('Final Output'!A2,",",""),".","")))/100,'Final Output'!A2)

    You could then select the cells in the new sheet and do a paste special, values.

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    Jaggi,

    I think I'd just do 3 Search & Replaces,

    1. replace , with ?
    2. replace . with ,
    3. replace ? with .

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