Access, Fixed Decimal Places Number Format

This article explains how to create a field that will display a fixed number of decimal places in Access using Custom Number Formats.


How to?

Open the table in design view. Select the field you want to format. Put as many zeros after the decimal place as you would like digits to be displayed:

.000

Design View
Before:
Before
After:
After
Note: The custom formatting applies to fields of the Number Data Type.

Note: If you don’t want the trailing zeros to appear you could use the # sign instead of zeros:

.###

Result:
Result

You can download the sample file used in this article from the link below:

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