Format Cells as a Currency in Excel Number Formatting

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This free Excel macro allows you to quickly and easily format a selection of cells in the Currency number format in Excel. This format allows you to display a number as a currency so that readers immediately know that a number is a currency and exactly what currency it is.

This macro is made to display a number in the U.S. dollar currency format but can be easily changed for any currency.

Where to install the macro:  Module

Macro to Format Cells as a Currency in Excel Number Formatting

Sub Format_Cell_Currency_US_Dollar()

Selection.NumberFormat = "$#,##0.00"

End Sub






How to Install the Macro
  1. Select and copy the text from within the grey box above.

  2. Open the Microsoft Excel file in which you would like the Macro to function.

  3. Press "Alt + F11" - This will open the Visual Basic Editor - Works for all Excel Versions.  Or For other ways to get there, Click Here.

  4. On the new window that opens up, go to the left side where the vertical pane is located. Locate your Excel file; it will be called VBAProject (YOUR FILE'S NAME HERE) and click this.

  5. If the Macro goes in a Module, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  6. If the Macro goes in the Workbook or ThisWorkbook, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  7. If the Macro goes in the Worksheet Code, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  8. Close the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor window and save the Excel file. When you close the Visual Basic Editor window, the regular Excel window will not close.

  9. You are now ready to run the macro.


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