Entering Percentages
Desktop Apps Training - Calc

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You can change a column to reflect % by clicking on the column letter and choosing the % button on the Object bar; two decimal points is the default.


OpenOffice Calc Percent


The decimal point placement can be increased or decreased with buttons on the Object Bar.


The percentage can be forced back into a number by using another button on the Object bar. Notice in the example the top number has been changed back to a number while the bottom cell is still a percentage.