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## Show Dollars in Millions

#1
July 15th 05, 03:56 PM
 morrowjr external usenet poster Posts: n/a
Show Dollars in Millions

Is there a formula in Excel that changes a calculated dollar figure so that
it just shows in the 000,000's? For example, I have a calculated figure of
\$15,806,375,100. However, in my chart, I just want to show \$15,806. I there
a way for Excel to do this so that I don't have to type all my figures
manually? Thanks!
#2
July 15th 05, 04:04 PM
 Anne Troy external usenet poster Posts: n/a

Right-click the chart, and hit Chart Options. Go to the Scale tab, and
choose Show in Millions.
*******************
~Anne Troy

www.OfficeArticles.com

"morrowjr" > wrote in message
...
> Is there a formula in Excel that changes a calculated dollar figure so

that
> it just shows in the 000,000's? For example, I have a calculated figure

of
> \$15,806,375,100. However, in my chart, I just want to show \$15,806. I

there
> a way for Excel to do this so that I don't have to type all my figures
> manually? Thanks!

#3
July 15th 05, 04:04 PM
 Gordon external usenet poster Posts: n/a

"morrowjr" > wrote in message
...
> Is there a formula in Excel that changes a calculated dollar figure so

that
> it just shows in the 000,000's? For example, I have a calculated figure

of
> \$15,806,375,100. However, in my chart, I just want to show \$15,806. I

there
> a way for Excel to do this so that I don't have to type all my figures
> manually? Thanks!

Set up a custom format of "###," (without the quotes, and the comma is
important!) That will show your example as 15806. Can't help with the
separator though! (This will round any figure up or down).

HTH

#4
July 15th 05, 04:09 PM
 Gordon external usenet poster Posts: n/a

"Gordon" > wrote in message
...
> "morrowjr" > wrote in message
> ...
> > Is there a formula in Excel that changes a calculated dollar figure so

> that
> > it just shows in the 000,000's? For example, I have a calculated figure

> of
> > \$15,806,375,100. However, in my chart, I just want to show \$15,806. I

> there
> > a way for Excel to do this so that I don't have to type all my figures
> > manually? Thanks!

>
> Set up a custom format of "###," (without the quotes, and the comma is
> important!) That will show your example as 15806. Can't help with the
> separator though! (This will round any figure up or down).
>
> HTH
>
>

Doh! Didn't see the "chart" bit......

#5
July 15th 05, 04:10 PM
 Duke Carey external usenet poster Posts: n/a

If it's calculated, you can amend the formula to divide by 1 million.

Alternatively, you can format the cell and the chart's scale to DISPLAY the
# rounded to millions. You just need a custom number format

If you are using Currency [0] now, simply select the cell with the value,
use Format|Cells|Number and select Custom from the left hand panel and then,
in the right hand panel you should see a string that looks like this

_(\$* #,##0_);_(\$* (#,##0);_(\$* "-"_);_(@_)

Change it to the following by adding 2 commas after each zero

_(\$* #,##0,,_);_(\$* (#,##0,,);_(\$* "-"_);_(@_)

Then click on OK. You'll also have to apply that format to the axis and/or
to the value

"morrowjr" wrote:

> Is there a formula in Excel that changes a calculated dollar figure so that
> it just shows in the 000,000's? For example, I have a calculated figure of
> \$15,806,375,100. However, in my chart, I just want to show \$15,806. I there
> a way for Excel to do this so that I don't have to type all my figures
> manually? Thanks!

#6
July 15th 05, 04:38 PM
 morrowjr external usenet poster Posts: n/a

Thank you!!!

"Anne Troy" wrote:

> Right-click the chart, and hit Chart Options. Go to the Scale tab, and
> choose Show in Millions.
> *******************
> ~Anne Troy
>
> www.OfficeArticles.com
>
>
> "morrowjr" > wrote in message
> ...
> > Is there a formula in Excel that changes a calculated dollar figure so

> that
> > it just shows in the 000,000's? For example, I have a calculated figure

> of
> > \$15,806,375,100. However, in my chart, I just want to show \$15,806. I

> there
> > a way for Excel to do this so that I don't have to type all my figures
> > manually? Thanks!

>
>
>

#7
July 15th 05, 04:43 PM
 morrowjr external usenet poster Posts: n/a

Thank you!!!

"Duke Carey" wrote:

> If it's calculated, you can amend the formula to divide by 1 million.
>
> Alternatively, you can format the cell and the chart's scale to DISPLAY the
> # rounded to millions. You just need a custom number format
>
> If you are using Currency [0] now, simply select the cell with the value,
> use Format|Cells|Number and select Custom from the left hand panel and then,
> in the right hand panel you should see a string that looks like this
>
> _(\$* #,##0_);_(\$* (#,##0);_(\$* "-"_);_(@_)
>
> Change it to the following by adding 2 commas after each zero
>
> _(\$* #,##0,,_);_(\$* (#,##0,,);_(\$* "-"_);_(@_)
>
> Then click on OK. You'll also have to apply that format to the axis and/or
> to the value
>
>
> "morrowjr" wrote:
>
> > Is there a formula in Excel that changes a calculated dollar figure so that
> > it just shows in the 000,000's? For example, I have a calculated figure of
> > \$15,806,375,100. However, in my chart, I just want to show \$15,806. I there
> > a way for Excel to do this so that I don't have to type all my figures
> > manually? Thanks!

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