UPPER function

Converts text to uppercase.

Syntax

UPPER(text)

Text     is the text you want converted to uppercase. Text can be a reference or text string.

Example

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

How to copy an example

  1. Create a blank workbook or worksheet.

  2. Select the example in the Help topic.

    Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

    Selecting an example from Help

    Selecting an example from Help

  3. Press CTRL+C.

  4. In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.

  5. To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Formulas tab, in the Formula Auditing group, click the Show Formulas button.

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Data

total

Yield

Formula

Description (Result)

=UPPER(A2)

Upper case of first string (TOTAL)

=UPPER(A3)

Upper case of second string (YIELD)

Applies To: Excel 2007



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