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Formatting Datasheet Numbers

The graphs created by Microsoft Graph are based on data contained in a simple spreadsheet called a datasheet. Microsoft Graph displays this data in row-and-column format. You can format the numbers in a datasheet in much the same way as you would in a spreadsheet, like Excel. To format numbers, follow these steps:

  1. Select the cells whose contents you want to format.
  2. Choose Number from the Format menu. Microsoft Graph displays the Format Number dialog box. (See Figure 1.)
  3. Figure 1. The Format Number dialog box

  4. Select a number format to apply to the selected cell.
  5. Click on OK.

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