Some SIMnet users have installed Microsoft Office in other countries. This may cause your Date or Currency options to be different than what is required. To remedy the issue you will need to use English (US) options. In Excel, use the Format Cells dialog (Home tab, Number group launcher). Navigate to Accounting in Categories. Select the Symbol drop down, select the $ icon and select $ English (United States) or $ English (Canada). You can do the same thing for Dates as well. Open the Format Cells dialog and choose English (United States) or English (Canada).