if the value is negative it shows as zero

Kdosreis

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How do I format a cell so that if the value is a negative number it shows as zero.

Thanks in Advance!

Kristen
 

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barry houdini

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Does the cell have a formula? If so you can change the formula to

=MAX(0, your_formula)

where your_formula is your original formula. This will change the value - if you just want to display as zero, without changing the underlying value you could custom format something like

0;"0";0
 

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