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Excel CODE Function

Excel CODE function

The Excel CODE function returns a numeric code for a given character.  For example, CODE("a") returns the code 97. The CODE function can be used to figure out numeric codes supplied to the CHAR function.

Get the code for a character
Return value 
A numeric code representing a character.
=CODE (text)
  • text - The text for which you want a numeric code.
Usage notes 

CODE returns a numeric code for the first character in a text string. The  code is based on the character set used by your computer.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows-1252 - Windows

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_OS_Roman - Mac

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