Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Excel 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Excel, click here: Dividing Values.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated June 13, 2015)
It is not uncommon to need to adjust values imported from a different program, once they are in Excel. For instance, you may need to divide all the imported values by 100 or by 1000 or by some other number.
There is an easy way to perform such an operation in Excel. Simply follow these steps:
Figure 1. The Paste Special dialog box.
That's it! All the values in your data range have been divided by the appropriate amount.
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