I am trying to create a number format for formatting resistor value in their most commonly displayed form. For example 1,200 ohms would be displayed as 1.2kÙ and 5,000,000 ohms would be displayed as 5MÙ, and finally 5 ohms would be displayed as 5Ù. I have been able to create a format that formats any 2 contiguous formats but not all three.
for example: [>999999]###.0,,ÌÙ;[<1000000]###.0,kÙ; or: [>999]###.0,kÙ;[<1000]###Ù
both work.(other similar criteria work as well) But if I try to put 3 conditions describing the desired formatting I get and error (containing no useful info) as I try to close the formatting dialog. Is there a limit to the number of conditions that can be used. Or something else I'm overlooking.
I know this works because I have seen it in a workbook at a client's office.
I need a custon number format to substiture an "em" dash for zero. An em dash is a hyphen with the width a the letter m. There is also the so called en dash tht is the width the the letter n. A search of the internet shows that to create an em dash in a cell that contains a 0 ("zero"), hold down the alt key and type 0151 on the numeric keypad. Typing 0150 insert a en dash.
I want to be able to set this up as a custom number format in the custom number dialog.
Instead of using conditional format, I would like to use a custom format to hide the number 1. Is this possible?
Basically only three things can be in this cell =IF(D8"",IF(D8="CIV",1.077,1),"")
I need to mask the 1, otherwise show the 1.077. The reason I am not using conditional formatting is because there is a condition on the cell already which applies a pattern style and a font will not match up to the pattern.
I have a number in a cell of 1025132.36. I need to scale it down to this number with this formatting: 1,025.13 (Two decimal places with comma separaters)
Basically it is dividing it by 1000 or scaling it by 3 (move the decimal place to the left three places). I cannot use /1000 in the cell and I cannot reference it to/from another cell. I must use something under Format/Cell. I was trying to create a custom format.
I saw in another forum thread to use #”.”###. This does the scaling but then I can’t make the number viewed with only two decimal places. Also when I tried to add comma separators for thousands it put a comma right before the decimal.
We have a macro that formats a report from our accounting program quite extensively (mostly moving text around). The last step is to select the entire worksheet and set the cell format to a custom setting #,##0.00_);(#,##0.00). We haven't been able to include this in the macro - we end up manually doing this step after the macro has completed. Is there any way to set this custom format as part of the macro?
I'm trying to create an Excel sheet to display MAC addresses in the following format -
However. the characters can be either letters or numbers. I've modified the "hh:mm:ss" template to accomodate the format I need, but it will not recognize letters for the obvious reason. Is there a wildcard character that I could use in this format or has anyone created a format that would meet my needs? If I can pull this off, it could mean a promotion.
I have been playing with custom formats recently and I'm wondering if there is anyway to make them wrap?
specifically I have several results that I have been formatting to show what they are related to
397235 visitors 392648 visitors 365487 visitors
I want these to display as visitors, but still be numbers so that they can be summed etc. The problem is that I need the text to wrap so that visitors is on the second line in the cell. unfortunatley all i get is a ########## error to show the cell is not wide enough even with wrap text turned on.
I have a giant sheet that culminates in a graph. It is for various regions. When used in a country with in-control currency, you end up with a nice healthy number that looks good on the graph. When our Zimbabwe office uses it with their crazy inflation and high prices, we get a crazy number that goes into scientific notation...
Anyway, my question:
Given a number like 4,200,000 or 6,500 or 345,123, I want to be able to show as few trailing numbers as possible, and give a nice K or B or D or however you abbreviate Quadrillion (kM? for Zimbabwe) after it.
And, if possible, I'd like to do it with number formats, but I am flexible so long as it doesn't use VBA.
The lookup table would be:
Sheet1 AB1<1,000As is21,000K31,000,000Mil.41,000,000,000Bil.5>1,000,000,000,000Tril. Excel tables to the web >> Excel Jeanie HTML 4
All numbers have 2 significant digits, and I want to keep 2, so if it ends up as 4,200,000, I want the answer to read 4.2 Mil, etc.
I tried doing this with a lookup, and couldn't handle it.
I would like to format a row of cells. I want each cell in the row to contain (and show) both an interger and text. The interger will range in value from one to ~10,000. The text will always be two characters long...but these characters will change from cell to cell.
Elsewhere in the spreadsheet I will have a cell (w/ a formula) that counts the values of the intergers in the row, but ignores the text in each cell.
This is my formula and it returns: -55 bps. =[ASK.xls]QTR!$AT$81&" "&"bps"
However, I want it to return (55 bps). I don't want to just add the parenthesis because in the future this formula could return a positive number. I tried to format the cell differently, but that did not work.
I am needing a custom format for the following. I need a cell entry to be 1 letter, three numbers, a dash, 5 numbers, a dash, two numbers, a dash, and then two number. Example: A109-54785-13-00. The first letter will almost always be an "A."
To further complicate the matter, the entry is copied from an email and pasted without the dashes. In the above example, the number in the email would read, "A109547851300." I copy it from the email and paste it in the proper cell in the worksheet. I would like the custom format to automatically enter the dashes at the appropriate spot.
If it was all numbers, this would be easy. I created a custom format for the numbers, but when the A is included, Excel no longer treats it as a number and the custom format did not work.
Is this possible in Excel (without VBA).
I could use the custom number format I created and then later go back and add the "A" at the beginning, but that is as much work as manually adding the dashes.
I have a column in excel which gets populated in the format "2/1/1980" when copied from a different source. I want a macro to run on this column and convert this in the below format. Required format: '02-01-80 (note the ' symbol before 02 which will keep it as text)
I need this macro to run on two columns and replace them with the required format. I can do a find and replace either in the sheet or through hard coding the VBA, but as the date format keeps growing, I would need to do this via code and hence requesting the same.
Can this be done automatically in a worksheet using the custom cell format function??.... because then it wud get formatted as necessary whenever someone enters a vehicle no. in that particular column.