Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Number system grouping in Indian system in Excel

By default all computer have number grouping of 1000 separator system, like ###,###,###. But we Indians follow 1000 and 100 separator system like ##,##,###. We can change this default setting to Indian System in Window 7. I have not checked in Windows XP.

Follow below steps to change the default settings

Easy way by means of Windows Search

1. Press Windows Button
2. Type "Regional Settings" in the search box
3. select "Change the date, time and number format"
4. In the "Formats" tab select "Additional settings"
5. Under the "Numbers" tab see Digits Grouping" and change it to Indian system.

Manual steps if you don't have Windows Search

1. Go to "Control Panel"
2. Select "Region and Language" or if you have Categorized view select "Clock, Language, and Region" and "Change the date, time and Number format".
3. Go to Step 4 above






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