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How to automatically insert a decimal point to number in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2014-07-30

Supposing you need to type multiple numbers that each one has two decimal numbers as shown as below, it will be time-waste if you type the decimal point manually. Now, I tell you a quick way to insert decimal point to number in a specific place automatically in Excel.


Insert decimal point to number automatically

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To insert decimal point automatically, you need to go to Options to set the decimal place.

1. Open Excel and click File (in Excel 2007, click Office button) > Options. See screenshot:


2. Then in the Option dialog, click Advanced in the left pane. See screen shot:


3. Then in the right section, find the Automatically insert a decimal point check box in the Editing options group, then check it, and specify the decimal number in the Places list. See screenshot:


4. Click OK to close the dialog. Then when you type numbers into Excel, the decimal point will be inserted automatically. See screenshot:


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is there a vba object-model value that can toggle this?  I'm looking to change this by macro.
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Peki özel sütun/satırlar için yapma şansımız yok mu? Her sütun farklı ondalık kullanmak zorundayım çünkü.
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Thanks a lot
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