Solved

Excel spreadsheet data change from Mb to Gb

Posted on 2012-04-02
4
325 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-02
Hello

I have a column in Excel with serveral rows that displays hard drive capacity in Mb's

Eg:

46139
48618
48164
47522
53970
41294
50968
53888
34890
39084


How do i change the format so that it shows it in Gb's?

eg:

53.88
39.08

I think i need to devide it by 1000 but not sure how to do it

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Wolf
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Runrigger earned 500 total points
ID: 37796484
use the following custom format under number;

#,##0.00,

you will not need to divide, simple cell format change
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:HarryMuffin
ID: 37796503
To be exact, you'd want to divide by 1024. The cell would look like: =A1 / 1024
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Wolf
ID: 37796532
Cell format worked great, thanks!

I also discovered that you can use the copy > paste special devide option as well
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Runrigger
ID: 37796541
thanks for the points, although Harry does make a valid point, if you wanted to be precise that is.
0

Featured Post

Online Training Solution

Drastically shorten your training time with WalkMe's advanced online training solution that Guides your trainees to action. Forget about retraining and skyrocket knowledge retention rates.

Question has a verified solution.

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

This tutorial explains how to create a series of drop-down lists that are dependent upon prior selections to guide (“force”) the user to make the correct selection and reduce data errors within Microsoft Excel. Excel 2010 was used for this tutorial;…
This code takes an Excel list of URL’s and adds a header titled “URL List”. It then searches through all URL’s in column “A”, looking for duplicates. When a duplicate is found, it is moved to the top of the list. The duplicate URL’s are then highlig…
The viewer will learn how to use a discrete random variable to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, create a Monte Carlo simulation using the discrete random variable, and create a graph to represent the possible returns over…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate the scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.

615 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