Format Cells as a Fraction in Excel Number Formatting

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This free Excel macro will automatically format a selected cell or many selected cells in the Fraction number format in Excel. The Fraction number format is the appropriate format to use in order to correctly display fractions in Excel.

This Excel macro is great for automating repetitive formatting tasks or for quickly formatting a large selection of cells in Excel. This macro work on the cells, rows, or columns which have been highlighted before the macro is run.

Where to install the macro:  Module

Excel Macro to Format Cells as a Fraction in Excel Number Formatting

Sub Format_Cell_Fraction()

Selection.NumberFormat = "# ?/?"

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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