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
A numeric code representing a character.
text - The text for which you want a numeric code.
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.
To remove specific unwanted characters in Excel, you can use a formula based on the substitute function.
In the example shown, the formula in C4 is:
Which removes a series of 4...
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The Excel CHAR function returns a character when given a valid character code. CHAR can be used to specify characters that are hard to enter in a formula. For example, CHAR(10) returns a line break on Windows, and CHAR(13) returns a line break on...
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