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Excel Cell Validation

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by mhersh, Nov 18, 2008.

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  1. mhersh

    mhersh Thread Starter

    Nov 18, 2008
    Trying to validate a cell as Decimal between 0 and 99999999999999.99. What I get is a rounded value like 12,345,678,901,234.1 instead of 12,345,678,901,234.12. Changing the edit to (13, 2) saves the decimal place but I loose the 10 trillion. Is this an Excel limitation or is there something else I can try. Using built in cell validation (Data --> Validation). What is the largest number Excel can handle? Thanks........
  2. The Villan

    The Villan

    Feb 20, 2006
    Excel's numbers are precise up to 15 digits, any other digits become 0's. This includes the decimal places.
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