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How To: Change the number format for a numeric field to avoid extraneous zeros

Summary

Instructions provided describe how to change the number format for a numeric field to avoid extraneous zeros.

Procedure

  1. Right-click the feature class in the ArcMap Table of Contents and click Properties to open the Layer Properties dialog box.
  2. Select the Fields tab.
  3. Select the field to be changed and click the Number Format field to highlight it.
  4. Click the ellipsis button in the Number Format field to display the Number Format dialog box.
    [O-Image] Number Format dialog box
  5. Set the appropriate number of decimal places and click OK.
  6. Click OK to close the Layer Properties dialog box.

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