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Changing the format of numbers using the Excel object in VB

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How can I change the decimal point of numbers in an Excel spreadsheet through VB? The code I'm using is this:

.Range("B6:I16").Value.NumberFormat = "#0.00"

which only changes the display of numbers but not the value, which is still in it's original form.
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Question by:wsteph
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by:wsteph
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I used the wrong code fragment, it should be:

..Range("B6:I16").NumberFormat = "#0.00"
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by:calacuccia
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Hi WSteph,

If you need to round the numbers as displayed by your previous command, use this little code part (preceded by .)

For Each Cell In .Range("B6:I16")
Cell.Value = Application.WorksheetFunction.Round(Cell, 2)
Next Cell

The 'Application' is the running excel instance in this example, replace it by what you have as an Excel application if you're operating from outside.

Hope this helps

Calacuccia
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riduce earned 50 total points
ID: 2680997
Here is you're answer
add this to you're code:

ActiveWorkbook.PrecisionAsDisplayed = True
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