# Add X Decimal Places To Numbers But Not Zeros

May 24, 2008
I have a column of numbers with one decimal point and some blank entries too. I need to convert all the numbers (including the zeros, but not the blanks) to two decimal points. Any idea on how this can be done?

Examples: 0.1 needs to become 0.10, 0 needs to stay 0, a Blank cell needs to remain Blank.

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Mar 19, 2009

I was trying to decrease the decimal places of the data figures that I'm currently working on my report, however, it keeps rounding-up the decimal numbers. I wish to keep the original numbers and just decrease the decimal places.

For example:

The original figure is = 7260.12903225806

Upon decreasing the decimal figures to just 2, the result became = 7260.13

Is it possible for me to just have this result = 7260.12 instead of 7260.13?

I've tried using the TRUNC formula butit does not work if the 2nd decimal value is 0.

For example:

The original figure is = 227161.905808985

Upon applying the formula, the result became = 227161.9 instead of 227161.90

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Jun 4, 2008

I am wondering if there is any way to "force" a number to have three decimal places instead of two and still have that number valued as a number for use in formulas later (like AVERAGE, etc.).

What I have is a combination of HLOOKUPs, IF statements, and Conditional Formatting.

I have a Master Grades sheet and individual Class sheets. I use an HLOOKUP, matching a Student Number in both sheets, and looking in the Class sheet for the P/F indicator. If the indicator is a F, the HLOOKUP is to return the Final Grade from the Class sheet and input that into the Master Grades sheet, forced to three decimal places (whereas the numbers in the Class sheets are at two decimal places) If the indicator is P, the HLOOKUP simply returns the Final Grade from the Class sheet and inputs it into the Master Grades sheet with two decimal places.

I have the failure grades forced to three decimal places so that the Conditional Formatting in the Master Grades sheet highlights the failed grades for teachers and anyone else can see right away that a student failed, but the number still allows the Master Grades sheet to calculate the overall AVERAGE for the student as well as the AVERAGE for that class.

If any of this is not quite clear, please ask and I can further expand on what I am doing.

Here is the code I have right now that is not working correctly (and I know why it's not): ....

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Feb 27, 2014

I need a formula to take a number with several decimal places and round it up to two decimal places to either .33, .66 or, .00 if its above .66.

For example, 4.23423423423423 will be 4.33

4.43453453533434 will be 4.66

4.8353453453 will be 5.00

Lets say the number is in cell A1. What formula would do this?

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Apr 15, 2008

I have a pivot table of values displaying agency's performance based on their sales percentage to target. When the race is 'loose', and all companies are 1 or more percentage point away from each other, I format the values without decimal places. If two agencies appear tied, I add a decimal place to seperate them. Occasionally the race is really tight and I have to increase the format to two decimal places to seperate them. how to do this automatically?

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Aug 13, 2009

I have a vba macro that takes data from one workbook and pastes it into another workbook. In doing this I have declared a few variables of type single (I only need two decimal precision). However, when I copy the values from the cells on the source workbook and paste them into the target workbook, the numbers end up having 12 decimal places. Ultimately, this extra precision causes my totals to be off by .01 or more after a while. I have tried rounding the number as I pull it off the source workbook into the variable, but that didn't matter. How do I solve this problem? Code for pulling data from source workbook:...

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Jun 10, 2009

I need to convert a column of numbers currently formatted with 2 decimal places e.g. 112.12 to 4 decimal places (without the decimal point). I need the end result to be 1121200. I've tried a few different suggestions given on the forum previously but can't seem to retain the 4 decimal places that I require.

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Aug 5, 2013

I was going to use the following to test that a number has no more than two decimal places,

Code:

If Int(ActiveCell.Offset(0, 8) * 100) ActiveCell.Offset(0, 8) * 100 Then

However it is rather mysteringly failing when activecell = 16.99 or 17.99; on testing it appears that vba is evaluating Int(ActiveCell.Offset(0, 8) * 100) to equal 1698 or 1798

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Jun 22, 2009

I am converting values from SAE to Metric and wish to retain the decimal places of the SAE value before converting.

My code below converts nicely but doesnt maintain decimal places.

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Jan 16, 2010

What do I need to add to this code to set the decimal places to zero?

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Aug 2, 2006

I am facing a problem with Excel's Concatenate function. I am trying to make a text string with numbers from a cell. =CONCATENATE( "price paid= ", D23). D23 is a numreric cell, formatted for one decimal place. However, the text produced by above function is showing me two decimal places of the number in D23.

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Sep 4, 2006

I am creating a Daily Cash Count worksheet for a business to do their daily closeout paperwork. What I am trying to do is automatically apply decimal formatting to a cell. Examples, if they count 60 cents in nickles and enter 60 in the cell, it automatically converts it to .60. And if they count 7.50 cents in quarters and enter 750 in cell it automatically would convert it to 7.50.

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Oct 16, 2006

I'm trying to work out a formula in excel which requires me to use Pi to over 30 decimal places. Excel will only let me have 30 decimal places of Pi whether I copy and paste it as a number or use its Pi function and even then seems to round up. Is there any way I can get more than 30 decimal places for this calculation? If not in excel then can anyone suggest another programme that may be capable of this? You can post here or contact me at [email=" Deleted by Jack in the UK[/EMAIL]

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Nov 30, 2006

Is it possible to apply some kind of formatting to a range, that will force all numbers entered into that range to have the same number of decimal places as the cell with the maximum number of decimal places?

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Jun 6, 2007

Everytime I enter a number, excel automatically converts it to a decimal number.

I type 1 in a cell (or formula box)

Excel returns the value as 0.1

I think it may have to do with the FIX box highlighted to the bottom of the screen. (To the right side of the NUM lock). (I can't paste a screen dump to show the FIX box position). how to remove the FIX box, and/or change excel so that I can enter in numbers normally.

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Jan 21, 2005

I want to show (in a cell) how much decimals there are after a comma.

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Jun 5, 2014

Is there a way to format a number into 2 decimal places and when you select the cell you wont see the true value?

For example:

316.2696

I still see the 316.2696 when I click the cell. Instead of 316.27 only.

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Mar 13, 2014

I'm on Excel 2010 and I need to round up a complete price list to a 0.90 decimal.

Here is the formula that I have in my cell : =((J5-(J5*N$2))*M5) I need to round the result to XXX.90

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Dec 11, 2008

I am doing some calculations via Excel, and I have found that I get different results using a calculator. I know that by formatting the number, I can show as many or as little decimal places as I like in any cell, but can anyone tell me how many decimal places Excel actually uses when it's carrying out calculations? I have a feeling that the Excel results I'm getting might be more accurate than my calculator ones.

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Jan 15, 2009

I am using Excel 2003. I am attempting to use the Accounting format with numbers that should not have any decimal places (although what is entered might have a decimal place). The numbers line up fine on the right, however, the dollar signs on the left are not lining up. It looks something like:

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Nov 23, 2009

I have a simple spreadsheet that allows the user to enter a dimension in metric or inches. I want to display the other units in the adjacent cell. In cell A1, the units are "Metric" or "Inch" in a pull down list. In cell A2, the value is entered.

In cell A3 i want to show the value in the other units. So if A1 is Metric, then take A2 and divide by 25.4. And if A1 is Inch, then take A2 and multiply by 25.4.

Also, if A1 is Inch, then display 2 decimal places in A3, and if A1 is Metric, then display 3 decimal places in A3. Is this possible?

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Feb 11, 2013

How do I write a formula to round the decimal places in a number in set increments. For example;

a) 14.28 to the nearest 0.25 would result 14.25

b) 1.99 to the nearest 0.1 would result 2.0

c)2.97 to the nearest 0.25 would result 3.00

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Apr 8, 2013

Using Excel 2010

Workbook with 21 sheets, first sheet is the summary sheet (named SUMMARY) taking all it's content from the other sheets, named from 1 to 20, which are all laid out the same, but contain different data.

My problem is that I want to get rid of decimal places that are being brought into the SUMMARY sheet

In sheets named 1 to 20, I am using the following formula in H23 to arrive at a figure =IFERROR(100/(B5/B23),0) in H23

B5 and B23 are always whole numbers on all sheets 1-20, result can be whole or contain decimal places which I round up in the cell to show no decimal places

On sheet 1, B5 is 200 and B23 is 5, giving 2.50 as the answer, which is right, I have H23 set as a number cell with no decimal places so it rounds up to 3 which is what appears in the H23 cell.

All of the above is correct and appearing as I want it on the sheet, the problem arises when I import into the SUMMARY sheet as follows:

On the SUMMARY sheet in cell B59 I want the following to appear 5 - 3 but am getting 5 - 2.5 using the following formula

='1'!B23&" - "&'1'!H23

The first part is fine as B23 will always be a whole number

How can I stop it from bringing in the 2.5 and get it to bring in the rounded up 3 into cell B59

I have cell B59 set as a number cell with no decimal places but it still appears as 2.5

Also when I correct it as it appears a lot on the summary sheet, how do I get the following to happen

='1'!$B$23&" - "&'1'!$H$23

if I fill the above across columns how to I get the two '1' s in the formula to become '2' then '3' as I fill across.

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Feb 24, 2010

if I change the formatting of a cell to 2 decimal places, it appears as two decimal places (as it should) for example $88.88888 will show as $88.88

However, when I use this data in another application that displays this data it will display as 88.88888 still. I need to actually take the value and truncate it to 88.88 eg 8.8888888 will become 8.88

I have been using trunc by hand and wanted to try and find out if there is a way that I could write some sort of macro to do this for me each time.

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Oct 23, 2008

How do I stop a user from entering more than 2 decimal places?

If I format the cell to "0.00" I can still type in 1234.1234 and it will display 1234.12.

If I select that cell, the value in the formula bar is still 1234.1234.

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Dec 10, 2008

I have a problem with the currency format with 4 decimal places.

Sub go()

Range("C5") = Range("C5") + Range("C4")

End Sub

as you can see it adds the conecnt of "R4" to what is in "R5"

If works fine when the calls are formatted as number with 4 decimal places.

example if R4 is 0.1111 and R5 is 0.2222 after running the macro R5 becomes 0.3333

But if the cells are formatted as currency and 4 decimal places the then excel returns $0.3300

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Jul 27, 2007

Is there a function in VBA that lets me increment or decrement the number of decimals of a particular cell? let's say i got a cell value of 7.123456 but excel only displays 7 on the cell. What if i want excel to display only 7.123? How can I specify the number of decimals i want on a particular cell (in this case 3)

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May 10, 2014

AVERAGEIFS(X$2:X$1000,$AT$2:$AT$1000,1)& TEXT(BE2/BD2," 0%")

The formula is working , but the result is : 3.50239234449761 58% Formatting the cell did not work. Can these decimals be slashed?

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Mar 20, 2008

I have to change a time sheet that was previously in HH:mm to display in decimals, but to the nearest 1/4 hour ( 0.25 (=15 mins), 0.50 (= 30 mins), 0.75 (=45 mins), and 1.00 (1 hour))

This is not a formula question, but a format/display question as the cells have to be typed in by different people who up until now have beeb used to typing in the HH:mm format.

This means;

8:15hrs would become 8.25

8:30hrs would become 8.5

8:45hrs would become 8.75

The reason behind the change is a head office wallah that needs to have time in decimals and not true minutes.

Is there a way to;

prevent user from entering any decimal other than .00; .25;.50;.75

or change formatting to turn red if any other than above is entered.

Alternatively, is there a way of me (the collator for 50 people) being able to take data from their sheets (which I have to do monthly) which could be a formula...

I have tried to get head office to change, but they say that they collate data for 13 other sites and all the others are OK (thats cos all the others receive their data on PAPER and one person tabluates them)...

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Dec 1, 2012

Is it possible to add a data validation to a cell which restricts the user from inputting more than 2 decimal places?

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