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How to add trailing zeroes to column of numbers in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2020-06-02

For adding trailing zeroes to the right of cell contents, sometimes you want to normalize the numbers so they would all be the same length, or sometimes you just need to add trailing zeroes without considering the consistent length of all specified cells. This article will help you come through these problems.

Add trailing zeroes to column of numbers with formula
Add trailing zeroes to column of numbers with Kutools for Excel

Add trailing zeroes to column of numbers with formula

Supposing you have a list of numbers as below screenshot shown, now you want to add trailing zeroes to make all the numbers with a fixed length, such as 5 digits. Please do as follows.

1. Select a blank cell (says cell C2) to output the result, enter the below formula into it and press the Enter key.


Note: In the formula, number 5 means that the specified number cell will include 5 digits after adding trailing zeroes.

2. Select the cell C2, drag the Fill Handle down to apply the formula to other cells.

Add trailing zeroes to column of numbers with Kutools for Excel

If you just want to add trailing zeroes to cells without considering the consistent length of them, the Add Text utility of Kutools for Excel can help you.

Before applying Kutools for Excel, please download and install it firstly.

1. Select the number column you need to add trailing zeroes, then click Kutools > Text > Add Text. See screenshot:

2. In the Add Text dialog box, enter zeroes into the Text box, and choose the After last character option in the Position section, and finally click the OK button.

Then the specified trailing zeroes are added to the selected number cells immediately.

  If you want to have a free trial (30-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

Add trailing zeroes to column of numbers with Kutools for Excel

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