Format Cells in The Number (Numerical) Number Format in Excel

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This free Excel macro formats selected cells in the Number or Numerical number format in Excel. This means that the cell is formatted as a number and has two decimal places showing by default. This is the format that you want to use when formatting things such as part numbers, I.D. numbers, mathematical formulas and data entry, etc.

This macro allows you to quickly format large selections of cells in Excel and is helpful when you need to tidy up spreadsheets or simply make them more presentable.

Where to install the macro:  Module

Excel Macro to Format Cells in The Number (Numerical) Number Format in Excel

Sub Format_Cell_Number()

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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