How do I convert degrees F to degrees C in more than one cell at .

```I need to change some of the cells in an XL spreadsheet from degrees F to
degrees C.  I can easily change one cell at a time, but it would be more
efficient to change multiple cells.
```
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```Have you looked at the CONVERT function?
or use a for/each loop

for each c in selection
c.value=c/
next

--
Don Guillett
SalesAid Software
donaldb@281.com
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> I need to change some of the cells in an XL spreadsheet from degrees F to
> degrees C.  I can easily change one cell at a time, but it would be more
> efficient to change multiple cells.

```
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Don
8/17/2004 8:47:30 PM
```This may be more trouble then it's worth, but if you have numerous cells, it
may be worthwhile.

If the cells you want to convert are contiguous, then forget about naming a
range.

If they're spread out, all over the sheet, create a named range.
Select all the cells involved, by holding <Ctrl> and clicking in each cell.
Then, while the cells are still selected, click in the name box and type in
a short name, such as
temp
Then <Enter>.

Now in an unused cell enter
32
and in another cell, enter
1.8
And format this last cell to the way that you wish the final appearence of
i.e. number - 1 decimal place

Now, right click in the
32
cell and choose "Copy".

Right click in the selection and choose "PasteSpecial".
Click "Subtract", then <OK>.

Right click in the
1.8
cell and choose "Copy".

Select the temp cells again.
Right click in the selection and choose "PasteSpecial".
Click "Divide", then <OK>.

You should now have all your temperature cells coverted, and in the desired
format.
--

HTH,

RD
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I need to change some of the cells in an XL spreadsheet from degrees F to
degrees C.  I can easily change one cell at a time, but it would be more
efficient to change multiple cells.

```
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ragdyer1 (4060)
8/17/2004 9:43:58 PM
```=CONVERT(50,"F","C")

--

HTH

Bob Phillips
... looking out across Poole Harbour to the Purbecks
(remove nothere from the email address if mailing direct)

news:DB979A43-B8E8-4EFE-9C19-958775004359@microsoft.com...
> I need to change some of the cells in an XL spreadsheet from degrees F to
> degrees C.  I can easily change one cell at a time, but it would be more
> efficient to change multiple cells.

```
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bob.phillips1 (6510)
8/17/2004 10:28:52 PM
```Might mention that if you get a #Name? error, you'll need the ATP installed.
--
Regards,

RD
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=CONVERT(50,"F","C")

--

HTH

Bob Phillips
... looking out across Poole Harbour to the Purbecks
(remove nothere from the email address if mailing direct)

news:DB979A43-B8E8-4EFE-9C19-958775004359@microsoft.com...
> I need to change some of the cells in an XL spreadsheet from degrees F to
> degrees C.  I can easily change one cell at a time, but it would be more
> efficient to change multiple cells.

```
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ragdyer1 (4060)
8/17/2004 10:55:00 PM
```I don't think I'll bother ... now<vbg>

--

HTH

Bob Phillips
... looking out across Poole Harbour to the Purbecks
(remove nothere from the email address if mailing direct)

"RagDyer" <ragdyer@cutoutmsn.com> wrote in message
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> Might mention that if you get a #Name? error, you'll need the ATP
installed.
> --
> Regards,
>
> RD
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> Please keep all correspondence within the Group, so all may benefit!
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> "Bob Phillips" <bob.phillips@notheretiscali.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:OVFKUmKhEHA.3980@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> =CONVERT(50,"F","C")
>
> --
>
> HTH
>
> Bob Phillips
>     ... looking out across Poole Harbour to the Purbecks
> (remove nothere from the email address if mailing direct)
>
> news:DB979A43-B8E8-4EFE-9C19-958775004359@microsoft.com...
> > I need to change some of the cells in an XL spreadsheet from degrees F
to
> > degrees C.  I can easily change one cell at a time, but it would be more
> > efficient to change multiple cells.
>
>

```
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bob.phillips1 (6510)
8/18/2004 6:44:30 AM

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