CHAR

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Returns the character specified by a number. Use CHAR to translate code page numbers you might get from files on other types of computers into characters.

Syntax

CHAR ( number )

Number is a number between 1 and 255 specifying which character you want. The character is from the character set used by your computer.

Example

Formula

Description (Result)

=CHAR(65)

Displays the 65 character in the set (A)

=CHAR(33)

Displays the 33 character in the set (!)

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