Best Practices

This article summarizes good practices and recommendations for your financial model.

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Nov 11, 2022

Currency

Currency on the Slidebean financial model is controlled via the Settings Page, to allow you to use a centralized symbol, rather than having to assign formatting to each cell.

Most of the sheets, including Revenue, SG&A, Staff, COGS, and CAPEX, have a 'Currency' column that is linked to this cell. You should format numbers as 'Automatic' or 'Numbers' using your spreadsheet editor's formatting tools, rather than adding a currency symbol to each cell.

Avoid adding currency symbols to numbers in your financial model.

To avoid a visual overload, we recommend you format numbers as 'Automatic' or 'Numbers', not as 'Currency'.

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