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EXCEL NUMBER DISPLAY
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EXCEL NUMBER DISPLAY

EXCEL NUMBER DISPLAY

(OP)
G'day all. I've got a bit of a problem with excel and numbers. When I enter a number without a decimal Excel automatically divides it by ten.

eg:   enter:         15
      displays as and calculates as:   1.5

      but if I enter:  15.0
      it displays as and calculates as:  15

Anyone got any suggestions as to how it can be fixed as I can't seem to find the solution.

thanks

sc

RE: EXCEL NUMBER DISPLAY

Select the cell, go to format, cell.. and look if there is something wrong with the number Tab

Steven van Els
SAvanEls@cq-link.sr

RE: EXCEL NUMBER DISPLAY

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Go to "TOOLS/OPTIONS"

Select the tab "Edit" and uncheck "fixed decimal" (i bet its checked and "places" set to 1.

I think its helpfull when you are an accountant but im not sure

Best Regrads

Morten

RE: EXCEL NUMBER DISPLAY

MortenA hit the nail on the head!  I have used it a great deal while I was entering numbers that had a fixed amount of digits and a fixed decimal point.  This works out great if you are manually entering data.

RE: EXCEL NUMBER DISPLAY

(OP)
Thanks folks, I knew it was something simple, I just couldn't see it for looking.

Thanks

sc

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