Text functions (reference)

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ASC function

Changes full-width (double-byte) English letters or katakana within a character string to half-width (single-byte) characters

BAHTTEXT function

Converts a number to text, using the ß (baht) currency format

CHAR function

Returns the character specified by the code number

CLEAN function

Removes all nonprintable characters from text

CODE function

Returns a numeric code for the first character in a text string


Joins several text items into one text item

DOLLAR function

Converts a number to text, using the $ (dollar) currency format

EXACT function

Checks to see if two text values are identical

FIND, FINDB functions

Finds one text value within another (case-sensitive)

FIXED function

Formats a number as text with a fixed number of decimals

LEFT, LEFTB functions

Returns the leftmost characters from a text value

LEN, LENB functions

Returns the number of characters in a text string

LOWER function

Converts text to lowercase

MID, MIDB functions

Returns a specific number of characters from a text string starting at the position you specify

PROPER function

Capitalizes the first letter in each word of a text value


Replaces characters within text

REPT function

Repeats text a given number of times

RIGHT, RIGHTB functions

Returns the rightmost characters from a text value


Finds one text value within another (not case-sensitive)


Substitutes new text for old text in a text string

T function

Converts its arguments to text

TEXT function

Formats a number and converts it to text

TRIM function

Removes spaces from text

UPPER function

Converts text to uppercase

VALUE function

Converts a text argument to a number

Applies To: Excel 2010, Excel Starter, Excel Online, SharePoint Online

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