You need to add currency signs before numbers in many situations. In Excel, the format of currency is the combination of the currency signs and numbers, which is different from the accounting formatting. The accounting formatting leaves currency signs on the left and numbers on the right. Please follow the steps below to apply currency signs:
Step 1: Select cells or the data range with numbers;
Step 2: Click the "Home" Tab from Ribbon;
Step 3: From the "Number Format", select "Currency";
Step 4: The dollar signs are added to the numbers.