"Alan Cocks" <alandrob@netspace.net.au> wrote in message news:btlqhd$19fi$1@otis.netspace.net.au... > In a laboratory test we do the temperature has to be reported to the > nearest 0.5�C. > Can anyone let me know how to format it so that when the result is a whole > number, it leaves the decimal point out? > > eg 22�C or 22.5�C (not 22.�C or 22.0�C) > > Alan You cannot do this in Excel.

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OK, point taken! I read the original post as asking how to format a cell containing the (numeric) result of a calculation. One of your replies changes the formula so as to return text, rather than formatting the cell. The other formats the cell for numeric entry rather than the result of a formula. I accept that either may provide the OP with useful information. I must admit I was surprised at the request in the context of a laboratory report, since the decimal place is significant (even if its value is zero). Scientifically, writing 21.0�C is different from writing 21�C as it indicates an accuracy greater than to the nearest degree. If I received such a report that was meant to be accurate "to the nearest 0.5�C" and found the temperature given as 21�C, I would consider this sloppy (as it demonstrates either a lack of scientific understanding or a typing error). "Ken Wright" <ken.wright@NOSPAMntlworld.com> wrote in message news:esFLHbp1DHA.2328@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl... > Never say Never :-) > > -- > Regards > Ken....................... Microsoft MVP - Excel > Sys Spec - Win XP Pro / XL 00/02/03 > > -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- > It's easier to beg forgiveness than ask permission :-) > -------------------------------------------------------------------------- -- > > > > "Paul" <none> wrote in message news:%23XwZKHp1DHA.556@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl... > > "Alan Cocks" <alandrob@netspace.net.au> wrote in message > > news:btlqhd$19fi$1@otis.netspace.net.au... > > > In a laboratory test we do the temperature has to be reported to the > > > nearest 0.5�C. > > > Can anyone let me know how to format it so that when the result is a whole > > > number, it leaves the decimal point out? > > > > > > eg 22�C or 22.5�C (not 22.�C or 22.0�C) > > > > > > Alan > > > > You cannot do this in Excel. > >

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Is there any simple way to increase the currency decimal places to greater than the current highest value of 5? Thanx Scott, I don't believe there is any easy or even moderately difficult way to do this, as the field types used to store amounts in GP only go up to 5 decimal places. -- Victoria Yudin Dynamics GP MVP Flexible Solutions - home of GP Reports http://www.flex-solutions.com/gpreports.html blog: http://www.victoriayudin.com "Scott Rutledge" <sersoar@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:E102B81B-8555-400E-843C-240C58794294@microsoft.com... > Is there any...

Hi, Is there any tool which will reduce the currency decimals on our Great Plains system. We want to reduce our system currency decimals. Thank you. KT I'm not sure if this is what you mean, but there's Tools >> Utilities >> Inventory >> Change Decimal Places This utility can change the decimal places for items. I don't know of any system-wide change for decimal places. Eleni "KT" wrote: > Hi, > > Is there any tool which will reduce the currency decimals on our Great > Plains system. We want to reduce our system currency decimals....

Hi all I a very strange effect when using different decimal settings and calculating some values: DECLARE @Decimal1 decimal(5, 2) DECLARE @Decimal2 decimal(30, 2) SET @Decimal1 = 0.2 SET @Decimal2 = 0.2 SELECT (CONVERT(decimal(15, 15), 0.000000000322900) * (1 - @Decimal1)) SELECT (CONVERT(decimal(15, 15), 0.000000000322900) * (1 - @Decimal2)) The first result is correct (0.00000000025832000), the second is wrong, why ??? Thanks for any comments Best regards Frank Uray Hi Frank This is what happens when you multiple these precision&scales Precision 15 + 3...

In a laboratory test we do the temperature has to be reported to the nearest 0.5�C. Can anyone let me know how to format it so that when the result is a whole number, it leaves the decimal point out? eg 22�C or 22.5�C (not 22.�C or 22.0�C) Alan "Alan Cocks" <alandrob@netspace.net.au> wrote in message news:btlqhd$19fi$1@otis.netspace.net.au... > In a laboratory test we do the temperature has to be reported to the > nearest 0.5�C. > Can anyone let me know how to format it so that when the result is a whole > number, it leaves the decimal point out? &g...

I have some VBA code as this: rrows=lastrow/4 if lastrow is 138 then rrows should be 34.5 but I always get 34(no decimal) How do I fix that Thanks I just did this and got 34.5 Sub lastrowdecimal() lastrow = 138 rrows = lastrow / 4 MsgBox rrows End Sub -- Don Guillett SalesAid Software dguillett1@austin.rr.com "pcor" <pcor@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:F21838BC-42AA-48A3-9B0C-D2139287A187@microsoft.com... >I have some VBA code as this: > rrows=lastrow/4 > > if lastrow is 138 then rrows should be 34.5 but I always get 34(no > decimal) >...

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I have transferred a chart with statistics from an American Website to my Dutch version of Excel 2003. All the statistics are stated in the American format (with a period as the decimal sign): example = 8.6 I am not able to make formulas because Excel doesn't seem to recognize the period (.) as a decimal sign. (all my equations get the answer 0) I would like to know how to change the period into a comma(the Dutch decimal sign), so that I can use the formula function. or I would like to know how to make Excel recognize the Amerian format to use the formula function. Thank you H...

I have a int field and a decimal field (which however contains only numeric values) I need to divide this fields: SELECT field1/CONVERT(INT,field2) The operation is Ok, but I don't get decimal. I tried even SELECT CONVERT(FLOAT,field1/CONVERT(INT,field2)) but it's the same. How do I get decimals? And I want to get only two. Thanks. Luciano "Luciano (DOC)" <lucianodoc@luciano.doc> ha scritto nel messaggio news:4b9a83b3$0$1110$4fafbaef@reader2.news.tin.it... >I have a int field and a decimal field I mean a varchar field. L. Data typ...

Hi, I'm using web quiries to obtain data from web pages. Some of the sites use ',' as a desimal separator others use '.'. I'm from Finland so I'd like to use ',' as decimal separator. Is there a way to format those U.S.-format('.') numbers to Finnish-format(',') without changing the setting for the whole progmam/operating system?? Thank you, Jimmy format the cells where you will paste as text paste in the data format the cells a general do edit=>Replace Replace what . replace with , -- Regards, Tom Ogilvy Jimmy <jj_22_jj@yahoo...

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Hi Out There, Does anyone know if there is a way to set a part to 4 decimals, but to show 0 decimal places on the PO & SOP Screens and printouts? We would like to have the option of 4 decimals for Bills of Materials, but we don't want the orders and PO's to show 4.0000 because it forces the data entry to add a perios in order to make it a whole number. (We've been having issues with that) Thank you! You can do this with Modifier/VBA. If you don't find a better way and want to pursue this route let me know and I will help. ...

Hi All, I have got a worksheet with cells like: E174 36.992 I need to get that into decimal degrees like E174.61653 Is there a way to do this with a forumla? I start with find, left, right functions, but I ended up parenthesis hell. Cheers -Al "Al" <bigal.nz@gmail.com> wrote: > I have got a worksheet with cells like: > E174 36.992 > I need to get that into decimal degrees like > E174.61653 One way: =LEFT(A1,FIND(" ",A1)-1) & TEXT(RIGHT(A1,LEN(A1)-FIND(" ",A1))/60,".00000") ----- original messa...

Hi format and decimals in a text box do not seem to work as expected. I can set format to general number or leave it blank and decimals to 0 or 1, makes no difference, I get 1 decimal in some text boxes and no decimals in others. the decimals are not rounded off either, they can be .3 or .9. does anyone know why and how to deal with this problem? regards LP wrote: >format and decimals in a text box do not seem to work as expected. >I can set format to general number or leave it blank and decimals to 0 or 1, >makes no difference, I get 1 decimal in some text boxes and no decimals...

Hello: Other than perhaps rounding issues, are there any problems with having quantity decimals for some items in inventory being 5, some being 4, and some being 3? childofthe1980s If it works for your parts and pricing, it works for GP. I frequently have some parts with 5 decimals and others with 2 -- Richard L. Whaley Author / Consultant / MVP 2006-2008 Documentation for Software Users Get our Free Tips and Tricks Newsletter and check out our books at http://www.AccoladePublications.com "childofthe1980s" wrote: > Hello: > > Other than perhaps rounding issue...

Hi , I have a pedantic client who when he exports the report to excel does not want to see two decimal places . I have set it to N0 and P0 , but alas no luck , any suggestions ? Regards Malcolm ...

Hi, my problem is to show decimal in bar function when decimal is 0 If i write "=3,00+2,70" excel write "=3+2,7". How can i say excel to don't truncate 0? A workaround is to write function like this: ="3,00"+"2,70" ....but i don't like it. There is another solutions? Thanks!!!! If you mean you want to change what you see in the cell, you do that with formatting. Set the number of decimal places to 2. If you mean you want to change what is displayed in the formula bar, I don't think that is possible. On Fri, 09 Sep 2005 14:56:49 GMT, ...

Version: 2008 Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) How do I align decimals in a word document? I know it has something to do with setting tabs, but I can't seem to get it right when I tried to figure it out myself! Thanks so much. Why are you trying to "figure it out" for yourself?... That's what Help is for :-) See the topic: Set tab stops Regards |:>) Bob Jones [MVP] Office:Mac On 2/7/10 6:37 PM, in article 59bb26da.-1@webcrossing.JaKIaxP2ac0, "brielle78@officeformac.com" <brielle78@officeformac.com> wrote: > Version: ...

I would like to have one decimal point in a number, unless the number is 100 in order to fit the columns in a table. So, three digits for whatever number I type in, and if it is two digits, to have a decimal. 95.6 45.2 80.0 100 - NOT 100.0 123 - NOT 123.0 Thanks! Custom Format: [<100]0.0;0 "Cass1930" wrote: > I would like to have one decimal point in a number, unless the number is 100 > in order to fit the columns in a table. So, three digits for whatever number > I type in, and if it is two digits, to have a decimal. > > 95.6 &g...

Hi. How do you enter 400. into Excel? The important part is to leav the decimal place after the second zero. I've done everythin imaginable but the decimal always get erased after I hit enter. Than you -- oshirot ----------------------------------------------------------------------- oshiroty's Profile: http://www.excelforum.com/member.php?action=getinfo&userid=1473 View this thread: http://www.excelforum.com/showthread.php?threadid=26352 Format the cell for TEXT before typing the 400. or type a leading apostrophe, like '400. The apostrophe will not show up in the cell...

sometimes when I enter decimal fractions Excel thinks this is a date. How do I stop this? Hi Insert a single quote before the fraction '3/4 The quote will not show up in the cell, but it will tell Excel to treat the cell as Text. Alternatively, Format>Cells>Number>Fractions 3/4 will display as 3/4 but will be stored as 0.75 and can be used in further calculations. -- Regards Roger Govier "aa" <A@aa.com> wrote in message news:efV2MhV9GHA.4376@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl... > sometimes when I enter decimal fractions Excel thinks this is a date. > How do ...

We have a few inventory items that were set up with DECPLQTY and DECPLCUR set up with values exceeding 1 and 3. Is this something easily changed? We have a third party that manages our Dynamics stuff but if it's a quick and easy fix I'd consider doing it myself. Any information is greatly appreciated. Thanks! DECPLQTY is easy to change. DECPLCUR can require a little more work to change if you have price lists already set for the items. Changing the DECPLCUR will delete any price lists you have set and they'll have to be recreated. To access the functionality to change ...

Is there a way to format cells so that the decimal digits only show if value other than zero? For instance, if I entered "65" in a cell, i would show up simply as 65, no decimal point showing. If I changed i to "65.5"- same cell - then the .5 would show, without having t physically change the setting. On calculators, it's called floatin decimal. I checked Help, but didn't see anything like this. Am missing something??? Thanks for any help -- amyenoc ----------------------------------------------------------------------- amyenoch's Profile: http://www.e...