A to Z of Excel Functions: the CODE Function
7 August 2017
Welcome back to our regular A to Z of Excel Functions blog. Today we look at the CODE function.
The CODE function
If you find it CODE outside, this function may assist you. CODE returns a numeric code (great dictionary definition) for the first character in a text string. The returned code corresponds to the character set used by your computer.
The CODE function employs the following syntax to operate:
The CODE function has the following arguments:
- text: this is required and represents the text for which you want the code of the first character.
Please see my example below:
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