UPPER function

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

Description

Converts text to uppercase.

Syntax

UPPER(text)

The UPPER function syntax has the following arguments:

  • Text    Required. The text you want converted to uppercase. Text can be a reference or text string.

Example

Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. For formulas to show results, select them, press F2, and then press Enter. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.

Data

total

Yield

Formula

Description

Result

=UPPER(A2)

Returns all upper case of text in cell A2.

TOTAL

=UPPER(A3)

Returns all upper case of text in cell A3.

YIELD

Applies To: Excel 2016 Preview, Excel 2010, Excel Starter, Excel 2013, Excel Online, Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel for Mac 2011, Excel 2007



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