Solved

Whole Number Display in Excel Cells

Posted on 2006-11-30
3
1,843 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I want to be able to type in a 4 + digit number without excel automatically assigning a decimal point for 2 places.  I can only get 4 digits, for example, if I end the series of numbers with a manual decimal point.  I have reloaced Microsoft Office completely, and excel still does this.  For example, I can type in the number 1121 in Column A, and it appears when I tab out of it as 11.21.  I can increase the decimals and it will appear as 11.210, 11.2100, 11.21000, etc.  I can decrease the decimals and it will round off to 11.  How can I fix this?
0
Comment
Question by:proactiveit
3 Comments
 
LVL 81

Expert Comment

by:byundt
ID: 18050304
Hi proactiveit,
In the Tools...Options...Edit menu item, you have the ability to fix the number of decimal places. If you uncheck the option for Fixed decimal places, Excel will let you type a four digit number and let it become 1121.

Hoping to be helpful,

Brad
0
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
daleoran earned 500 total points
ID: 18054697
Can you not just format the cell as number and set the decimal places to 0 (zero) or am I reading the question wrong :)

Michael
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In case Office 2010 has not been deployed in your environment, this article may be quite useful. In our office, we wanted a way to deploy Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 through an automated batch file via logon script. This article is docum…
This article will guide you to convert a grid from a picture into Excel format using Microsoft OneNote and no other 3rd party application.
The viewer will learn how to simulate a series of coin tosses with the rand() function and learn how to make these “tosses” depend on a predetermined probability. Flipping Coins in Excel: Enter =RAND() into cell A2: Recalculate the random variable…
Learn how to make your own table of contents in Microsoft Word using paragraph styles and the automatic table of contents tool. We'll be using the paragraph styles in Word’s Home toolbar to help you create a table of contents. Type out your initial …

810 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question