# Can You Stop a Cell From Rounding

Hi,

I am using cells simply to hold decimal numbers. What is the maximum number of decimal places you can go to and can you stop a cell from rounding the number?

Thanks

Steve

• I believe it is 5 locations. If you aren't going to calculate on the result then you can use

=rounddown(2/3,5) to get the exact rounded value to the 5th location.

If you are going to calculate on the value and need it to exactly represent beyond 5 digits, the program visually rounds the number, but does not calculate off the rounded number. So if you leave it as you can still use it in calculations.

• I believe it is 5 locations. If you aren't going to calculate on the result then you can use

=rounddown(2/3,5) to get the exact rounded value to the 5th location.

If you are going to calculate on the value and need it to exactly represent beyond 5 digits, the program visually rounds the number, but does not calculate off the rounded number. So if you leave it as you can still use it in calculations.

• thank you for the answer

Regards

Steve

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