Change the decimal point to a comma or vice versa

This tip is about changing number separators in Excel - comma to point, point to comma, semicolon to comma, etc.

To change Excel options, do the following:

    1.    On the File tab, click the Options button:

Excel 2016 options

    2.    In the Excel Options dialog box, on the Advanced tab, clean the Use system separators checkbox:

Advanced Excel 2016 options

    3.    In the appropriate fields, enter symbols that you prefer for Decimal separator and/or for Thousands separator.

For example:

Separators Excel 2016 options
Example of separators Excel 2016 options

If you need to change system options, please see Change the semicolon to a comma or vice versa.

See also this tip in French: Modifier le point décimal en virgule ou vice versa.

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