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How to format axis labels as thousands/millions in Excel?

If you have a chart in Excel as below screenshot shown, and now you want to format the axis labels as thousands/millions like 100K, 1M, how can you solve it?

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Format axis labels as thousands/millions

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You can go to the Format Axis dialog to format the axis.

1. Right click at the axis you want to format its labels as thousands/millions, select Format Axis in the context menu.

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2. In the Format Axis dialog/pane, click Number tab, then in the Category list box, select Custom, and type [>999999] #,,"M";#,"K" into Format Code text box, and click Add button to add it to Type list. See screenshot:

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3. Close dialog, now you can see the axis labels are formatted as thousands or millions.

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Tip: If you just want to format the axis labels as thousands or only millions, you can type #,"K" or #,"M" into Format Code textbox and add it.


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    Aarik · 11 months ago
    In case it helps anyone else, including the second comma doesn't work for me, I have to only have one prior to the "M" designation.
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    Karan · 1 years ago
    Thanks a lot, it helps, brillaint
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    kosta · 1 years ago
    hi
    doesn\t work for negative numbers
    plz help
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    Shell · 1 years ago
    I have a time figures above 10,000:00 which will not display in a bar chart. How can I make this work? Thank you in advance
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    Franzi · 1 years ago
    Thank you thank you thank you