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ASC: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use ASC in Excel?

In Excel, you can use the ASC function to return the ASCII code for the first character of a string. The ASC function can be used to convert a string of text into a number, which can then be used in various mathematical formulas.

What is the syntax of ASC in Excel?

The syntax of the ASC function in Excel is as follows: ASC(text) The function returns the ASCII code of the first character in the text argument.

What is an example of how to use ASC in Excel?

There are many ways to use ASC in Excel. An easy way to use ASC is to use the =CHAR() function. The =CHAR() function takes a character and returns the ASCII code for that character. The following example uses the =CHAR() function to return the ASCII code for the letter "A".

=CHAR(65)

The following example uses the =CHAR() function to return the ASCII code for the letter "Z".

=CHAR(90)

When should you not use ASC in Excel?

There are a few instances when you should not use ASC in Excel. When working with text, using ASC can change the meaning of your data. For example, if you have text in two cells that say "apple" and "banana", and you use ASC to change the text to all upper case, "APPLE" and "BANANA", the cells will no longer be equal. This is because ASC treats "a" and "A" as different characters. Another time you should not use ASC is when you are working with numbers. If you have a number in one cell and you use ASC to change it to all upper case, "123", the number will change to "1,234".

What are some similar formulae to ASC in Excel?

There are a few similar formulae to ASC in Excel. One is called "AVERAGEIF." This function takes a range of cells and a condition and calculates the average of the cells in the range that meet the condition. Another function is "SUMIF." This function takes a range of cells and a condition and calculates the sum of the cells in the range that meet the condition. Lastly, there is "COUNTIF." This function takes a range of cells and a condition and calculates the number of cells in the range that meet the condition.

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