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How to add period after numbers list in Excel?

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If you have a number list in a column, and now you want to add period sign or right parenthesis in the end of every number, as below screenshot shown, how can you quickly solve it in Excel?
Add period after number with formula
Add period after number with Format Cells
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Add Text (add character/word to a specific location of each cell in a range.)

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Add period after number with formula


To add period after number, you can use a simple formula.

Select a cell next to the number, and type =A1&"." Into it, and then press Enter key, then drag the autofill handle down to the cells needed this formula.

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If you want to add right parentheses to the end of the number cell, use this formula =A1&")".


Add period after number with Format Cells

You also can use Format Cells to format the cell as a custom format.

1. Select the number list, and right click to select Format Cells from context menu. See screenshot:

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2. In the Format Cells dialog, under Number tab, click Custom, then type #. Into the Type textbox. See screenshot:

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3. Click OK. Now the periods are added after numbers.

Tips:

(1) If you want to add right parentheses to end of number, type this #) into the Type textbox.

(2) If there is only 0 in a cell, this method will show 0 as . or ).

(3) If there are not only numbers in the cell as below screenshot shown, the above method cannot work correctly.

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Add period after number with Kutools for Excel

If you have Kutools for Excel, you can use the Add Text utility to easily add any text in any location of cell.

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After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select the numbers, and click Kutools > Text > Add Text. See screenshot:

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2. In the Add Text dialog, type period sign into Text box, and check Specify option, then type 1 into the textbox under Specify. See screenshot:

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3. Click Ok or Apply. Now the periods add added after number

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Tips:

(1) This method can’t add period sign to cells which only contain one character of number, such as 1, 2, etc.

(2) To add right parenthesis after numbers, please type ) into Text box of above dialog.

(3) With Add Text utility, you also can add period before every number of a string. See screenshot:

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    Armin Makovec · 4 months ago
    For the "Format Cells" option to work as intended *in all cases*, replace '.' with '"."'. Which means, make it like this: 0"."
    Otherwise in some cases you get an empty cell and you'll have no idea why (like me). This is probably due to how period is treated due to localization and language settings.
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      Ankh · 3 months ago
      Thank you. I was trying to input P.000.000000-0 but the format cells would just change it to P.0.000.000.00-0.
      Following this comment I've tried P.000"."000000-0 but it didn't work for some reason. I only needed to change to P.00"."000000-0 to make it work, though.
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    BALARAJ · 10 months ago
    HI I WANAT CONVERT NUMBER AS EXAMPLE 1006/- HOW TO DO THIS ?
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      Sunny · 9 months ago
      Hello, BALARAJ, you mean to add / in the end of every number? If so, using Add text of Kutools for Excel, then add / into the textbox, check after last character option.
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    B · 2 years ago
    You can do that with the cell format (Format/Cells - Number tab / Custom).
    Write this in the 'Type' field:

    0\.0\.0




    This format works fine with numbers of exactly 3 digits. a zero will be shown in place of missing digits. If your number has more than 3 digits the extra digits will be shown before the first period. Replacing 0 with # will avoid showing zeros in place of missing digits, but there is no way to prevent as many periods from being written as the format holds, regardless of how many digits your number has.
    I hope this can meet your requirement.
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    PACHAIYAPPAN · 2 years ago
    HOW TO ADD FULL STOP IN MIDDLE OF NUMBER
    EX, THE NUMBER IS 33584548, 2589587,58854,6588,8852587,44455005, I NEED FULL STOP 3 NUMBER END BEFORE
    33584.548, 2589.587,58.854,6.588,8852.587,44455.005 CAN YOU HELP ME
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      Sunny · 2 years ago
      Hello, you only need to format the cells (format cells > Number tab > Custom) as 0\.000, hope it helps u.
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        Nicole · 2 years ago
        Hi Sunny,


        How about if I need to add a period three characters from the left? Some examples would be K900>K90.0, K8071>K80.71, K50813>K50.813.


        Thanks!
        Nicole
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          Sunny · 2 years ago
          If you have Kutools for Excel, you can use the Add Text function to quickly solve it, just need to type . into Text box, and enter 3 into Specify as below screenshot shown.

          If you do not have Kutools for Excel, you can try this formula =LEFT(A1,3) & "." & MID(A1,4,100), 3 indicates the place you want to add period, 4 indicates 3+1