On 2020-06-29 20:44, Brian Barker wrote:
At 16:11 29/06/2020 -0700, Mark Noname wrote:
.... Some [financial institutions] do the deposits as positive and the debits as negative, and
others do the reverse. Is there an easy way to multiply an entire column by -1 so I can make them
all fit a uniform convention?
o Enter -1 in a spare cell somewhere.
o Copy that value.
o Select the range of values to be negated.
o Go to Edit | Paste Special... (or Ctrl+Shift+V).
o In the Paste Special dialogue, under Operations, select Multiply.
Cute. I never knew about that, and now wonder when those Operations started.
Between this and Rémy Gauthier's suggestion to overcome a formatting issue with clever formatting,
reading this thread has been rewarded by elegance.
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