– How to Change the Number of Decimals
– How to Add Thousands Separator
– How to Use Parentheses for Negative Numbers
In Excel, you can turn negative numbers to red or add parentheses to make them much easier to read. Please see the steps below for details:
Step 1: Select the cell or range with numbers;
Step 2: Right click to bring up the dialog box, from the list, click "Format Cells";
Step 3: In the "Format Cells" window, select RED color under Negative Numbers section;
Step 4: Click "OK" at the bottom: negative numbers turned into RED, while positive numbers did not change.
Please note that the negative sign is gone even they are negative numbers!
Step 5: If you need to turn the negative numbers into RED, also the negative sign, please select the option below.