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Excel Better Scientific Notation

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Better Scientific Notation

Problem: I have to enter values for milliamps. For the 35 mA in row 2, you type 35E-3. For the 150 mA in row 3, you type 150E-3. In both cases, Excel changes what you typed to the values shown in column C.


Figure 1167 If you look quickly, the 1.5 appears smaller than 3.5.

Format the cells using Ctrl+1. Choose the Number tab and then the Custom category. Change the custom format code from 0.00E+00 to ##0.0E+00.Excel will now display the cells as you wish.


Figure 1168 Column E

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