Sign in

ASC function

This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the ASC function in Microsoft Excel.

Description

For Double-byte character set (DBCS) languages, the function changes full-width (double-byte) characters to half-width (single-byte) characters.

Syntax

ASC(text)

The ASC function syntax has the following arguments:

  • Text    Required. The text or a reference to a cell that contains the text you want to change. If text does not contain any full-width letters, text is not changed.

Example

=ASC("EXCEL") equals "EXCEL"

=ASC(" excel "



Was this information helpful?

How can we improve it?

How can we improve it?

To protect your privacy, please do not include contact information in your feedback. Review our privacy policy.

Thank you for your feedback!