Select a category from the list, and then select a formatting style in the Format box.
Select how you want the contents of the selected The code for the selected option is displayed in the to be displayed.Format code box.
Select a currency, and then scroll to the top of the Format list to view the formatting options for the currency.
The format code for currencies uses the form [$xxx-nnn], where xxx is the currency symbol, and nnn the country code. Special banking symbols, such as EUR (for euro), do not require the country code. The currency format is not dependent on the language that you select in the Language box.
The language setting ensures that date and currency formats, as well as decimal and thousands separators, are preserved even when the document is opened in an operating system that uses a different default language setting.
Specify the options for the selected format.
Enter the number of decimal places that you want to display.
With fraction format, enter the number of places for the denominator that you want to display.
Enter the maximum number of zeros to display in front of the decimal point.
Changes the font colour of negative numbers to red.
Inserts a separator between thousands. The type of separator that is used depends on your language settings.
With scientific format, Engineering notation ensures that exponent is a multiple of 3.
Displays the number format code for the selected format. You can also enter a custom format. The following options are only available for user-defined number formats.
Adds the number format code that you entered to the user-defined category.
Adds a comment to the selected number format.
Deletes the selected number format. The changes are effective after you restart LibreOffice.
Enter a comment for the selected number format, and then click outside this box.