Copying Data in Cells As Text Data

Data in the marked area is treated as numeric data by default. Therefore, currency symbols, such as $, and punctuation marks, such as commas, are removed before copying. To copy data containing such signs and marks as text data rather than numeric data, add the following lines to the workstation profile:

Data in the marked area containing signs and marks is then copied as text data. In addition, all numeric data that does not contain signs and marks is also copied as text data.