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## Num Format |

Change the number format in one or more columns.

Set numeric values to 2 decimal places:

Set numeric to shortest accurate number:

One.

•Check the column(s) you wish to transform.

•Set Format to the new number format (see below).

•For the e, E, and f formats, Precision represents the number of digits after the decimal point. For the g and G formats, Precision represents the maximum number of significant digits (trailing zeros are omitted). For the s format Precision is ignored. The following number formats are supported:

Format |
Meaning |
---|---|

e |
Format as [-]9.9e[+|-]999. E.g. 1234567.89 is shown as 1.235e+06. |

E |
Format as [-]9.9E[+|-]999. E.g. 1234567.89 is shown as 1.235E+06. |

f |
Format as [-]9.9. E.g. 1234567.89 is shown as 1234567.89. |

g |
Use e or f format, whichever is the most concise. |

G |
Use E or f format, whichever is the most concise. |

s |
The shortest accurate representation for the given number without exponents. E.g. 1234567.00 is shown as 1234567. |

•Check use group separators to include the group separators for your locale. E.g. to turn 1234567 to 1,234,567 for a UK or US locale.

•Set Non-numeric according to what you want to do with non-numeric values in transformed columns. NaN means Not a Number.

•The Locale set in the Preferences window is used to decide how the number is represented (e.g. group and decimal separators).

•Non-numerical values are ignored.

•You can also use Extract and Pad to change the number of characters.

•Warnings are shown in the Warnings tab for non-numeric values.