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In Microsoft Excel, when you insert a symbol into a cell and then select another cell or press ENTER, the inserted symbol may be changed into a text character.
This issue can occur when you insert a symbol into a cell while a character-style font is selected in the Font list.
To work around this issue, format the cell after you insert the font character that you want. For example, follow these steps:
When you insert a symbol into a blank cell and then select another cell or press ENTER, the inserted symbol changes to the character equivalent of the currently selected font.
Article ID: 292478 - Last Review: February 2, 2007 - Revision: 2.2