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Dede January 14th 05 06:10 PM

Converting negative numbers in a range of cells to zero
 
Greetings!

How do I create a function that will change a range of cells that are
all negative numbers to zero? I want to keep the orginal negative
numbers as well. Thank you!!!


Peo Sjoblom January 14th 05 06:21 PM

Use a help column and a formula like

=MAX(0,A1)

copy down/across, then copy and paste special as values in place


Regards,

Peo Sjoblom

"Dede" wrote:

Greetings!

How do I create a function that will change a range of cells that are
all negative numbers to zero? I want to keep the orginal negative
numbers as well. Thank you!!!



tjtjjtjt January 14th 05 06:21 PM

In another range use:
=MAX(0,A1), where A1 is the first cell in the original range.
Copy as needed.

tj

"Dede" wrote:

Greetings!

How do I create a function that will change a range of cells that are
all negative numbers to zero? I want to keep the orginal negative
numbers as well. Thank you!!!



Myrna Larson January 14th 05 06:23 PM

You need a formula in a 2nd column: =MAX(A1,0)


On 14 Jan 2005 10:10:42 -0800, "Dede" wrote:

Greetings!

How do I create a function that will change a range of cells that are
all negative numbers to zero? I want to keep the orginal negative
numbers as well. Thank you!!!




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