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Change the separator for thousands and decimals
Article Change the character used to separate thousands or decimals By default, Microsoft Excel uses the system separators that are defined in the regional settings in ...
Excel 2003
Display minus signs on negative numbers
Article Change the display of negative numbers You can display negative numbers with minus signs, with brackets, or in red (with or without parentheses). Select the cel...
Excel 2003
Display numbers as dates or times
Article Select the cell or range or cells that you want to format. How to select a cell or a range To select Do this A single cell Click the cell, or press the arrow ...
Excel 2003
Display numbers as fractions
Article Use the Fraction format to display or type numbers as actual fractions, rather than decimals. Select the cell or range of cells that you want to format. How...
Excel 2003
Display numbers as percentages
Article In Excel 2003, use the Percentage format to display your cells using the percent sign (%).
Excel 2003
Display numbers as postal codes, Social Security numbers, or phone numbers
Article Display numbers as postal codes, phone numbers, or Social Security numbers Select the cell or range of cells that you want to format. How to select a cell or ...
Excel 2003
Display numbers with scientific notation
Article Display numbers in scientific (exponential) notation The Scientific format displays a number in exponential notation, replacing part of the number with E+ n ,...
Excel 2003
Number format codes
Article Important notice for users of Office 2003     To continue receiving security updates for Office, make sure you're running Office 2003 Service Pack 3 (SP3) . The...
Excel 2003
Reset a number format
Article Reset a number to the General format The General format is the default number format that Excel applies when you type a number. For the most part, numbers tha...
Excel 2003