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Format HD change PCID

Q: Format HD change PCID

Hi All

I had a problem with my laptop and i lost my administrator icon, i'm just working as guest.
What i want know is to know if i format my laptop, will i lose the PCID??
I have program that was set to this computer and i'm afraid to format my laptop.

Who can help me please???

I will be waiting a feedback

Jannei

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Preferred Solution: Format HD change PCID

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Q: PCID

what is that 26 characters PCID printed behind my battery?

A:PCID

Hi,It is the product configuration ID for your Pc. Hope it helps,David

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I have a laptop I am trying to repair. It has a shattered screen, no battery and various other issues. It can boot it but I can't see the bios because of the shattered screen and because fn 4 key can't switch the screen output until after bios. To make matters worse the last user has taken off the sticker with serial/make/model. There are literally no markings giving me any idea what model it is. I do have the PCID under the battery. Is there any lookup that can tell me what I have and what screen I need to purchase?  

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I have my files in firefox format..If i want to change the format for only my files without effecting some other files which are in same firefox format...what i need to do?
 

A:how to change files from firefox format to another format

The simple and obvious answer is to just change the files that you want changed and leave the others alone. But you must have something more in mind.

What is "firefox format"? To what format do you want to change? Using what tool, application or method?
 

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window xp service pack3[sp3]

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Hello guys
 
I formatted my DVD-RW disk  to run as USB.
 
 I have erased the file.
 
Now I need to reformat the disk to run as DVD.
 
What is the procedure please ?.
 
Thank you.
 
Caston
 

 

A:Change format from USB to DVD

I have no idea what you are talking about...a DVD disk (the actual media) can only be formatted for use in an optical drive.  It can be used as a storage drive in the same manner that a hard drive is...but that involves packet-writing software.
 
Packet-Writing
 
Is this what you mean?  If not, please explain and tell us how you "reformatted to disk to run as USB".
 
Louis

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I copied a song from a cd to my computer. it is a WMA file. How can i change it to a wave or MP3?
Also, how do i change a MP3 to a WAV?
 

A:Format change

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I have music in MP3 format that I want to play in my car sterio. Can it be change so as to burn a new CD for this?
 

A:Change MP3 format

You don't have to change them. You just fire up your favorite CD burning application, use a CD-R, (not CD-RW) and drag-n-drop them onto an audio compilation and burn them. Presto, you have an audio CD.
 

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can anyone suggest how I change format from the american to european video system.
 

A:format change

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Hello,
Okay I would like to know if this is possible.
I currently have several forms. I am creating a new form using the form wizard. So I click on insert->form. I go to form wizard. click ok. I add the needed fields. click next. it asks me to form with "subforms" or "linked forms". I click subforms then next. This next slide gives me four options "1 tabular" "2 database" "3 pivot table" "4 pivot chart". I want to choose 1 tabular, because it is the best for me, but I would like the layout to be slightly different. The top portion places the fields vertically across the form, and the middle portion places the records horizontally.
I would like to make the middle portion place the records vertically instead of horizontally. Is this possible?
I tried to modify it using the click and drag method, but then it would only let me access one subrecord at a time instead of all 3 subrecords.

Thank you for you time and effort.
Sincerely,
David
 

A:change in format

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Hello there

I am unable to get my Windows 8.1 installation to use anything but the US keyboard format, despite the fact that all my keyboard and regional settings are UK.

In particular, I go into the "Keyboard" application in Control Panel, and English (United Kingdom) is listed as the first item.

N.B. English (United States) is listed as the 2nd item in this list, and I can't remove it (I remove it from the list, but it is put back in the list when I restart the keyboard application).

Whatever I do, the keyboard layout remains the same - for example, the " and @ keys are the wrong way round.

A:Can't Change to UK Keyboard Format

What have you got here - Language and then options.

Edit - can you do a screen print Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Eight Forums and welcome to eightforums

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I have a file with a .mpeg extension. i want to burn it to disk so i can send it to my family and they can view it by putting it in our DVD player and watch it on the TV. how do i do it?? the .mpeg file will not play in our DVD player, but it will play in my computer.
thanks.
 

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Evening All:

    I have 2(SanDisk 32Gb) pendrives that are formatted in NTFS. This presents a problem. They are "recognized" as HDD's and thus, cannot be "ejected" in normal manner using "Safely Remove Hardware" icon. When I try
this, there is not an 'eject" to click. I believe this is because the NTFS format makes[reads] them a HDD and, of course, HDD's cannot be "ejected". So, is there a command that I could run that would change the formatting from NTFS to FAT32
without having to empty all the contents of the drives, re-format, then re-install all the data?
THANX:
Rick

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Can a document hold its original formatting when it is downloaded, ie a resume?

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I'm trying to change a file I made in windows movie maker to make the file an AVI file?
Does anyone know how I can do that?
Do I need a special program?

Any help appreciated..

Daniel...........Toronto
 

A:Trying to change format from Windows to AVI?

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Hi there

I am wanting to transfer I photo I have onto canvas. I scanned the picture and saved it onto my computer where it automatically saved it as a pdf file with no option to change it. Now when I went to download it onto the website that will be making the canvas print it will not allow any pdf files. Is there anyway to change the format so I can get my canvas? cheers
 

A:picture format change

There are a few online services which will convert PDFs to graphics files, such as JPEGs, for free. Here's one example you can try.
 

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Hi All
Is there any way to give access to end users only to change Date format(from dd/mm/yyy to mm/dd/yyyy and vice versa). I don't want them to change the date just the date format.
Regards
Bharath

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can anyone tell me how to change an avi file to mpeg as when i try to play avi file media player 10 wont play it somthing to do with codec ??????

A:change file format

You need to download the codec. Even the conversion programs (which by the way take hours to work) need the codec to do what they do. I recommend the XVid codec.

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My currency format is displaying xxx.xxx,xx. It's really messing up my financial software (Quickbooks). I have gone into the control panel/Regional and Language Options/Customize Regional Options/Currency and found it is set up incorrectly. However, I'm unable to change the settings to xxx,xxx.xx. I don't have any choices in the dropdown lists. The separator only displays . (period) and the decimal point is , (comma). Is there some other setting I need to change in order to be able to change the currency format?

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit.

A:Can't change Currency Format

I believe that you should be able to just edit the Decimal and Digit grouping symbols. Options would presumably be offered in the drop down boxes only if you have more than one locale installed.

Jim

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Hi
I need to change a image ext tif to a jpeg or something else.
the tif is not valid for the upload. thanks, gina
 

A:change file format

OPen it in your viewer FIle Save AS and select the other format. You should be able to do that with paint.
 

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how to change file format from .rar to .exe?

A:how to change file format from .rar to .exe?

Welcome to SF!

You will need to extract the rar file, and create a new zip file. Use Rar Extract Frog or a similar program to extract the RAR. You can then create a new zip folder from the New menu on right-click.

Hope this helps,
~Jonathan

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I do know a good deal about Access but can not think where to start with this problem. I have dates stored as 20000928, ie. yyyymmdd in the text data type. I need to convert these into a standard date format eg. 20000928 becomes something like 28/09/2000

Can anyone help?
 

A:Access-change format

This expression in a query will arrange it like you want but, I'm not sure if I'm missing something as far as proper formatting is concerned.

ConvDate: Right([Yourdate],2) & "/" & (Mid([Yourdate],5,2) & "/" & (Left([Yourdate],4)))

Ziggy
 

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This may be helpful to some of you? I was irrated that WLM only displayed the day and month in its boxes. I have discovered that WLM takes its display settings from the 'Short Date' as setup in 'Control Panel', 'Regional & Language Options'. You can only use the preset options available in the drop down box but at least my boxes now include the year!
Hope I'm not repeating something that has already been covered in this forum only my search didn't reveal that?

A:Change Display Date Format WLM

All the date formats in the "R & L Options" drop-down boxes include the year, so I don't understand which WLM boxes were not showing the year or how it could be fixed by making another "R & L Options" choice that also included the year.

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Is it possible to change motherboard and proc without reformat ? Perhaps a repair install ? Possible with windows 7 x64 or not ? Windows 7 x64 7137 BTW.

A:Change Mobo and Processor without format ?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by ghost301


Is it possible to change motherboard and proc without reformat ? Perhaps a repair install ? Possible with windows 7 x64 or not ? Windows 7 x64 7137 BTW.


Welcome to Win7Forums Ghost!

It is definately not true that you have to reinstall Windows with a MOBO/Processor change. 7 is smart enough to detect the processor and use it, the only issue might be the MOBO. 7 will more than likely load a default driver for it but you may want to load the manufacture version to make sure you can use all the features of it.

Hope This Helps
Zidane

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Im trying to play skyrim but the thing is it keeps crashing at the logo. I search up fixes, and apparently i have to change my default format for my headset to cd quality but for some reason it wont let me change it and im left here crying in the corner xD plz halp?

Screenshot by Lightshot

A:Can't Change Default Format for Headset

Without PC spec's hard to try and assist you. Although this is a possible problem with the headset mode, its really more a gaming issue. Posting in the gaming section is suggested.

Also, here is how to post screenshots in this forum:
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Eight Forums

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Hi people, I'm new around these parts, but I'll try not to be an annoyance.

I had a client come in yesterday with a problem with MYOB displaying the wrong date format. Specifically, it displayed it in MM/DD/YYYY format, instead of DD/MM/YYYY.
Looking at MYOB support, it says it takes the Date format from the computers regional settings, and will change as you change the settings.

The machine is Windows XP SP2, it has no other errors that I've noticed. The machine is only a few months old.

We changed the regional settings, with no effect. We then went to customise the date format. If we made any chages, even selecting something from the dropdown boxes, it would say 'Invalid character' and not allow the changes. I hadnt added any characters, just selected one from the dropdown box. You'd think that they would be correct.

Any thoughts would be appreciated. I'm hoping to have the machine back in the office next week to work on it.

A:Unable to change Date Format

welcome

see if there is a bios update available for that motherboard

good luck

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Hi
I want change format Time& Date but when i change country to a format special for example English (united state) after click OK button at once return to previous format
help me!

A:Not Change Format Time & Date

Time Format - Change

Date Format - Change

Date and Time - Change

Format Regional Language - Change

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I have been using Aimersoft DRM Media Converter to change the format of programmes I have downloaded onto the BBC iPlayer so they are then suitable to put onto a memory stick for using, at any time, at a later date in my caravan. The BBC have recently changed the format of the iPlayer and I cannot find a way to convert the format. Can any one out there point me in the right direction!?!

A:BBC iPlayer - change of format problem

I'm no expert but downloaded programmes from BBC iPlayer have availability rights which is why they are made to expire after 30 days. My guess is that the format was changed in an effort to prevent people converting and saving them for longer than the 30 days. Saying that I expect someone may know of a converter that has overcome this.

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I have a column of dates in dd/mm/yyyy format, yet nothing I do lets me sort from oldest to newest.
Basically it doesn't recognize the column as having only dates, therefore only allows me to sore from A-Z.
I have tried what was posted on a few other forums, such as copy-pasting the column in notebook and
then back to excel. I've also tried the text to column wizard, with no help.
I've tried creating entirely new excel files and copy-pasting the dates there, either directly
or copying to notepad and then to the new spreadsheet. Nothing seems to work.
 

A:Can't change date format properly

they are not formatted as dates and probably text

can you attach here ?

click on the date cell and change the format to number or general
you should see a number like
42293
which is today 16th Oct 2015
 

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How to change/format harddrive on mac format in windows 7?
Tried some softwares but did not help. Thanks

A:How to change harddrive into mac format in windows 7?

your question is not that clear. Normally if you want to format a drive, all you have to do is to go into win7 disk management, delete the partition, then format.

are you wanting to format the drive to use on windows or mac computer?

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Whenever I save something from the internet to a text file and open the file with Notepad, it will bunch up all the words and sentence into a group of words. Example:
 Notepad.JPG   52.65KB
  11 downloads
 
However, when I open the file in Wordpad, it will come out like this:
 Wordpad.JPG   57.71KB
  10 downloads
 
So I was wondering does anyone know why Notepad do this. Also my computer in a Window XP.

A:Why does Notepad change the format of it's content?

This has to do with how Notepad recognizes the end of a line. In Notepad, only a carriage-return character followed by a line-feed character is interpreted as the end-of-line marker. Other systems like Mac OS X and Linux use only the line-feed character. Whenever Notepad opens a file that uses only the line-feed character (for example, if the file was originally written on a non-Windows system) it doesn't detect a proper end-of-line marker and so interprets the text as being on a single long line.
 
Wordpad supports many end-of-line conventions, which is why it can display both the Windows and Mac/Linux conventions correctly. You might want to look at one of the many Notepad replacement editors available online. My favorite is Notepad++, which includes tools to convert a file between different end-of-line conventions.

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I want to change my view of settings back to the way it looked in win 10 originally. Now I get a list with icons. I just want the original back. I don't know how it got changed!
Thanks.
Sam

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everytime i play music or movie sound is crapy i have to open sound properties and switch default formats ie 24bit 44100 hz to 48000 hz or visa versa then sound is great and if i close app then open again same thing sounds like crap until i toggle

A:why do i have to change default format (sound hz )

Is your sound output via the headphone jack or are you connected via HDMI?

It could be a conflict between the Realtek Sound Manager and the Windows settings.

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I cant seem to find any program that will allow me to change files that I can play in Real Player to mp3 fprmat. Does anyone have any suggestions? Any help would be appreciated
 

A:How to change from Real Player to Mp3 format

Please don't multiple post for the same problem.
 

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Can anyone tell me what could be the reason I can't change the Default Format in the Advanced Speaker Properties?

A:Can't change sound Default Format

Maybe because it's already on its default format.

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In Vista, it is possible to change the default format (16000 Hz, etc) for a set of speakers or a headset by going into the Speaker Properties of the device and clicking on the Advanced tab.

I've tried looking everywhere for a way to do this in XP, but haven't found anything yet. Is it possible, and if so, how do it do it?

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Could anyone please tell me how I would change Real Player into MP3 player format. This seems to be a difficult question for this forum.
 

A:HELP !!! How to Change Real Player to MP3 format???

All Sound Recorder XP
 

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Hey i can not figure out for the life of me how to change a date in the format 07/01/02 into a format that drops the day out of the month i.e. july-02.

The reason is i am anaylizing data and i would like to look at a pivot table that doesn't have every single day listed, instead i want it broke out into months. So i want to add a column that takes the date from another column and turns it into the new "dayless" format. there is 30000 plus lines so it needs to be a formula i can copy

edit: i figured it out =DATE(YEAR(A2),MONTH(A2),1
 

A:Solved: Excel- change format 07/01/02 to July-02

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Hello,
For the past week or so my date display has changed, and I think it has to do with XP rather than individual programs because it's changed in two programs, Microsoft Money and Outlook Express. I want my dates to be displayed as month/day/year, but instead they are now displayed as day/month/year. Call me simple, but it's confusing and I would like to change it back but can't figure it out. Thanks!
 

A:Solved: Change Date Format Setting

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My pivot graph X axis won't change it's date format. I've tried changing the raw data format, data format in the pivot table but when I try to change the graph data format it will not change. I looked the date choices and it seems like no matter what I do the pivot table will not change the date format! HELP!

The pivot date is suck in format
Saturday, July 07, 2007

I want it to be
07/07/2007 or anything but what is above!
 

A:Pivot Graph won't change Date Format

Click on a cell in your original data and see what it says in the formula bar at the top. Even though a cell reads, for instance, Sunday, July 01, 2007, if it is just formatting, it should read 7/1/2007 in the formula bar. If it does not (and I suspect yours will not), then the problem needs to be addressed there, in the original data. A pivot table graph takes the data that is there and displays that.
If that proves to be the case, do the following (this assumes your dates are in column A).
Highlight your column of dates, go to data, Text to columns, Delimited, put a check in commas.(BEWARE!! Text to columns will write over any other data, and this will write to 3 columns, so insert blank columns - extras don't usually hurt - after your dates and before any other data)!!!
The data will split out as Saturday|July 07| 2007 (where | indicates a new cell). Insert a new column between July 07 and 2007. Highlight the column with July 07 in it and go to data, Text to columns, delimited by spaces. Now you will have your data in 4 columns - day, month, day and year. Delete the column with the day (if you can) so the data is in columns A-C.
In the 4th column over (D, I am assuming), enter the following formula:
=CONCATENATE(A1," 0",B1,", ",C1) and drag it down next to your date columns.
(If you can't delete the days, it would be B1, C1, and D1, etc.) This will give you data that looks like July 01, 2007. In the next column over, enter this formula:
=DATE... Read more

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This is a continuation from this previous thread I started but is more specific to changing one more thing before I export the worksheet to a tab delimited file.

Need to add one more thing to this script and it has to do with the way the date is formatted in some of the cells. The cell gets exported as to what the cell format is versus what the true cell value is.

So for instance. The actual cell value that is typed into the cell is 12/23/2013 but the client put in a custom format of d-mmm so it displays as 23-Dec and that is how it gets exported to the tab delimited file. I need the cell to export to the tab delimited file as 12/23/2013.

So I tried this code to change the Date Formatting but this did not work.

Code:
If IsDate(rCell.Value) Then
rCell.Value = DateValue(rCell.Value)
End If
Anyone else got any ideas.
 

A:Excel Date Format Change with Vbscript

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It says it goes with the date and time format of you're os, my os has been changed to short date dd/MM/yyyy and the long date to dd MMMM yyyy. I done this through change date and time settings>calender settings. But the printer is still making a subfolder with date as so 2013_01_23 I want it to be 23_01_2013 is there something I am doing wrong? Thank you in advance

A:Does anyone Know how to change date Format on Canon MG 3150

Could you please be more specific? What for your All-in-one device is making a folder? Are you scanning something to a folder?
What software are you using? Solution is likely is in device's software.

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The spreadsheet that is used to track attendance is not formatted in a way that our database likes, and so I am hoping to build a formula that pulls the information from the initial spreadsheet into a database-friendly spreadsheet.

The spreadsheet that is being used looks like the following, with one row for each student:

The spreadsheet that can be uploaded to the database contains the same information but in a different format, one row for each date, for each student:
Again, the information is all there from one sheet to the other. Thanks for your help, if you can provide it!

Also, if there's a better way I can be asking this question, please let me know.
 

A:Formulas to Change Format/ Orientation of a Table

From the example you give you don't need a formula; the problem is the column order. Simply copy the full sheet into another worksheet then insert a new column. Click on the column headings and move your mouse pointer to the side of the highlighted column until you see the mouse pointer change to a cross hair shape. Click and drag the column to the blank column. Repeat this with the other columns until they are in the order you need them. HTH, HarryAdney.
 

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Hi All

I'm trying to save a selected range of the excel spreadsheet as .csv file with a macro, all works fine but the dates are converted to a number eg 4/4/2004 becomes 38081.

the code i'm using is:

Const Folder As String = "C:\Clients\test"
Dim FileName As String
Dim LastCell As String
FileName = Folder
ThisWorkbook.Worksheets("test1").Range("A1:k500").Copy
Workbooks.Add
ActiveCell.PasteSpecial (xlValues)
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
ActiveWorkbook.SaveAs FileName:=FileName, FileFormat:=xlCSV
ActiveWorkbook.Close Savechanges:=False
Application.DisplayAlerts = False

Anybody knows a workaround?

Thanks
Nick
 

A:Solved: Macro change date format

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HI guys
Do you guys experienced this kind of problem? When i finished my excel sheet at home, the format for cells are right. However, when i got to the office and open it for my boss, the cell format changed by itself.

For example, cell A is set for number only, but when i open it at my office, the format of the cell change to some letters.

Oh, my office use Ms office business version and my home use professional version. Could that cause the problem?

Thank you very much for helping .
 

A:Excel sheet format change when i open it on another PC

That is strange. Even if you are using different versions this should not happen.

Has this happened only once? or it happens every time you do some work at home and take it back to office?

Does it happens with only this file, or happens with every worksheet?
 

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I'm using ms office 2003 excel. I have a column date that is in a format of 20100410 and I would like to convert it to April 10, 2010. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: change date format in excel

If the column is actually a date (not text) then highlight the column and go to Format, Cells. Select the Number tab and then click on the Date format. A list of formatting options will appear and you should find what you want.
If it doesn't work, do the same thing and select Number. If you actually have dates typed in, then 20100410 would show as 40278.00 - if it is text, it will show as 20100410.00.
 

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