The Excel NUMBERVALUE function converts a number in text format to numeric value, using specified decimal and group separators. This function can be used to convert locale-specific values into locale-independent values.
decimal_separator - [optional] The character for decimal values.
group_separator - [optional] The character for grouping by thousands.
The NUMBERVALUE function converts a text value representing a number into a valid numeric using custom decimal and group separators. You can use NUMBERVALUE to translate numbers from a locale-specific text format into a locale-independent number.
To perform a numeric conversion, the NUMBERVALUE function uses the custom separators you provide. The decimal separator is the character used to separate integers from fractional values in the source text. The group separator is the the character used to group text by thousands in the source text.
For example, to convert the string "6.000" to the number 6000, where the grouping separator in the source text is a period (.) use:
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