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On 11 May 2021 at 13:24, Philip Jackson wrote:

Subject:                Re: [libreoffice-users] Calc: Formatting cell 
with decimal point but
        no decimal digits
From:                   Philip Jackson <>
Date sent:              Tue, 11 May 2021 13:24:26 +0200

On 11/05/2021 03:22, Joel Roth wrote:
Using LibreOffice on macOS High Sierra (10.13.6), setting the
number format to "#,##0\." (without the quotes, of course) works for me.
("#,##0.." also works, but that's too bizarre.;-)

On my version (6.1.5) both of these formats display the cell
contents with a trailing decimal point, but with this
formatting, inputting 123.45 results in cell content 12345.

This thread caught my eye and I can't imagine the use case for displaying the digital point as 
the OP wishes - but I gave his model a try as I did also with the two expressions proposed by 
Chuck. I am using Calc in Ubuntu 20.04.2  The results were surprising.

I entered 123.59 in some cells in 3 columns formatted as: -

1) Numbers #,##0"."

2) Numbers #,##0\.

3) Numbers  #,##0..

All three columns then displayed my entries as "124."   ie, rounded up and with a final "."

But, when I entered 123.59 into other empty cells in those 3 pre-formatted columns, my new 
entries were displayed as "12,359." in each case.

So applying the format to an already entered number gives a final "." - I don't know whether the 
rounding up is acceptable or not. But I imagine the OP wants to enter his number into cells that 
already have his format applied.

Curiously, when I selected my 3 columns and attempted to return to 'normality' by formatting the 
cells to Numbers > General, nothing happened. I had to change to some other format than Number 
(eg date) and then back to numbers-general to get a result.

When Numbers-General was eventually restored, the "124."  entries were returned to their original 
states of "123.59" but those entries applied to the pre-formatted columns and which then 
displayed as "12,359." became "12359" under the restored numbers-general regime.


When I saw the original message my though was that the 
person made a typo and had actually used #,##0"," 
instead of #,##0"."

But waited for someone to come up with another 
reason?? Would just be one key off.

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