How to convert cm or m to feet and inches in Excel?

If you have a list of centimeter numbers, now, you want to convert these numbers from centimeter to feet and inches as 0’0’’ formatting as below screenshot shown. This article, I will talk about how to convert the centimeters or meters to feet and inches in Excel worksheet.

Convert centimeters to feet and inches with formulas

Convert meters to feet and inches with formulas


Convert centimeters to feet and inches with formulas

There is no built-in function for converting the centimeters to feet and inches, but, you can deal with it by using the below formulas:

Please copy and paste the following formula into a blank cell where you want to output the result:

=TRUNC(B2/2.54/12)&"' "&ROUND(MOD(B2/2.54,12),0)&""""

And then, drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to apply this formula, and you will get the result as below screenshot shown:

Note: If you need to keep two digits after the decimal point for the inches, please apply the below formula:

=INT(CONVERT(B2,"cm","ft")) & "' " & TEXT(12*(CONVERT(B2,"cm","ft")-INT(CONVERT(B2,"cm","ft"))),"0.00") & """"


Convert meters to feet and inches with formulas

If you need to convert meters to feet and inches, you can use the following formulas:

Please copy and paste the below formula into a blank cell:

=TRUNC(B2*100/2.54/12)&"' "&ROUND(MOD(B2*100/2.54,12),0)&""""

And then, drag the fill handle down to the cells to apply this formula, and the meter numbers have been converted to the feet and inches as below screenshot shown:

Note: If you need to keep two digits after the decimal point for the inches, please apply the below formula:

=INT(CONVERT(B2,"m","ft")) & "' " & TEXT(12*(CONVERT(B2,"m","ft")-INT(CONVERT(B2,"m","ft"))),"0.00") & """"



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    Edward Johnson · 5 months ago
    182 converts to 5' 12". It should be 6' 0" instead.