Format Cells as a Percentage in Excel Number Formatting

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This free Excel macro formats a selection of cells as a Percentage in Excel. This simply changes a cell's number format to the Percentage number format. That will multiply any number by 100 in order to display the correct percentage number, which is what Excel does when you change the number format to Percent.

This Excel macro is great for quickly formatting large selections of cells, rows, or columns in Excel.

Where to install the macro:  Module

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

Sub Format_Cell_Percentage()

Selection.NumberFormat = "0.00%"

End Sub





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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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