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Format Values to Display by Thousands, Millions or Billions

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For clarity and to take up less "real estate" on worksheets, try the number formats below to display your values by thousands, millions or billions:

To apply number formats:

  1. Select the cell(s) that contains the values
  2. Ctrl + 1 to open the Format Cells dialog box
  3. On the Number tab in the resulting dialog box, click the Custom category
  4. Delete the format displayed in the Type: box and type one of the formats above (the Sample box will display a preview of the result)

Note that Excel will round up or down as necessary.



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