EXCEL FUNCTION – TEXT
How to use “TEXT” function in Excel
TEXT function is used to change the formatting or appearances of the text. There are various types of formatting available and can be applied as per the requirement.
TEXT Function has two “Required” arguments i.e. value and format_text
value argument [Required] is used to give the text or cell reference for which formatting is to be changed
format_text [Required], is used to give the formatting code as per the requirement
Example 1: Exploring “TEXT” function with examples:
Here we have some examples, where “Column A” has various values, “Column B” represents format_text and “Column C” shows the output of the function.
We will be using TEXT function as follows:
Things to Remember:
– Format of cell can also be changed by following CTRL+1 (or MAC Command button +1) and select the desired format/appearance
– If cell reference is not correctly provided in the function, then it will give output as an error
– Function should give output in “General” format, however if output is not as per the desired format then we need to change the cell format to “GENERAL”
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