Simple number formating issue?

robertsmyth100

Board Regular
Joined
Sep 25, 2006
Messages
94
Hi all,

I want to format some cells such that if you enter:
1 it shows 1
0.1 it shows 0.1
0.01 it shows 0.01
0.001 it shows 1E-3
0.0001 it shows 1E-4

and so on

Is there a way of doing this on excel? I had a look at conditional formatting but change the number style did not seem to be an option.

I am using Excel 2000.

Any help would much appreciated,
Rob
 

Some videos you may like

Excel Facts

Formula for Yesterday
Name Manager, New Name. Yesterday =TODAY()-1. OK. Then, use =YESTERDAY in any cell. Tomorrow could be =TODAY()+1.

Scott Huish

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Mar 17, 2004
Messages
19,958
Office Version
  1. 365
  2. 2010
Platform
  1. Windows
Try this custom number format:

[<0.01]0E+00
 

Watch MrExcel Video

Forum statistics

Threads
1,123,493
Messages
5,601,998
Members
414,490
Latest member
Rip181

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Top