How to get Excel to not round.

Excel is a powerful tool for managing and analyzing data, but sometimes its automatic rounding can be frustrating. By default, Excel rounds numbers using two decimal places, which can lead to inaccuracies in calculations and analysis. Fortunately, there are several ways to prevent rounding of your data. 

Here we have a dataset, in this dataset, there are two columns containing the Year and the respective Temperature Exponent in the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. In this tutorial, we will see ways to stop Excel from rounding off numbers but first, let’s take a look at the Dataset.

Method – 1 Using the Number group.

Step – 1 Select the range of cells.

  • Select the range of cells.
  • Click on the Home tab.
  • Then go to the Number group.

Step – 2 Change the Exponent.

  • Click on the Number Format, and a drop-down menu will appear.
  • Then select the Number command.

Method – 2 Using Apostrophe.

Step – 1 Select the cell.

  • Select the cell to add the apostrophe.
  • The apostrophe converts the number into a string, this stops Excel from rounding off the number.

Step – 2 Convert the number.

  • Write the apostrophe before the exponent.
  • Press enter to convert the number.

Method – 3 Using Shortcut key to Format Cells method.

Step – 1 Select the range of cells.

  • Select the range of cells.
  • Press Ctrl + 1 and Format Cells dialog box will open.

Step – 2 Change the Format.

  • Change the Format Category from Scientific to Number.
  • Then click OK.
  • This will stop excel from rounding off the data as shown.