Replace blank values with 0 but leave non-blank values alone


Hello all,

I have a sheet with numerous columns that contain dollar (USD) values. Many of the rows have a blank value in these columns, and I would like to change those blank cells to be 0. I was hoping it would be as simple as highlighting the column and using "Find and Replace" to replace all blank values with 0, but I can't seem to "Find and Replace" blank values. If this is possible somehow, that would be perfect, otherwise...

I need a formula that will make all blank values in a column zero BUT if the existing value is not blank, it should be left alone.

Please let me know if either of these things are possible.

Thank you!

Best Answer

  • Maaik Meijerink
    Maaik Meijerink ✭✭✭✭✭
    Answer ✓

    Hello Gjohnson,

    it seems a workflow can do that trick for you. Use the condition section to filter only on blank values and action to replace the values with 0.

    of course you need a trigger, but a simple time trigger or a temporary column will do that trick.

    grtz, Maaik


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