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At 08:09 19/01/2016 -0600, Spencer Graves wrote:
On 1/19/2016 7:55 AM, Alek Solzhenitsyn wrote:
A calc sheet I've made has thousands of 4 place decimal numbers that never go over .9999 (it's a cosine trig. figure). The decimal place takes up space on the sheet(s) and isn't needed as the sheet will be printed out as a PDF. Can someone please tell me how to get rid of the decimal point and so that the resulting number doesn't change?

Multiply by 10000 then display as integer?

You can do this in an extra display column beside the column with the number you want to display, then Format > Column > Hide the column with the number you want to display. This is not as emotionally satisfying as doing it with a special format code, but I don't know the latter, and this will work.

Even simpler, why not construct your spreadsheet so that it handles the numbers you really want instead of those that you don't? Change your formulae - surely a simple task? - to calculate with up-to- four-digit integers instead of the fractional ones you have. You will find the number 10000 helpful. You can easily *think* 0.1234 when you read "1234" in a cell.

You will want to format the cells as "0000" so that what you think of as 0.0123 will appear as "0123" and not "123".

I trust this helps.

Brian Barker

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