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LENB: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use LENB in Google Sheets?

To use the LENB function in Google Sheets, you first need to open up the function library by clicking on the "Function" tab at the top of the screen. Next, type "LENB" into the search bar and select it from the list of functions that appears.

The LENB function takes two arguments: the first is the text you want to measure the length of, and the second is the character you want to use as the delimiter. Type the text you want to measure the length of into the first argument box, and then type the character you want to use as the delimiter into the second argument box.

Google Sheets will then calculate the number of characters in the text you entered, excluding any characters that are used as the delimiter.

What is the syntax of LENB in Google Sheets?

LENB(string) is a function in Google Sheets that calculates the number of characters in a string. The string argument can be a cell reference or text string. The function returns a number that is the number of characters in the string, including spaces.

What is an example of how to use LENB in Google Sheets?

The LENB function in Google Sheets returns the length of a string in bytes. This can be useful for determining the size of a text string, or for calculating the size of a file. For example, if you have a text string that is 500 bytes long, you can use the LENB function to determine the number of bytes in the string.

When should you not use LENB in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use LENB in Google Sheets. One is when you are working with text that contains non-English characters. In this case, you should use the LEN function instead. Another time you should not use LENB is when you are working with arrays or strings that are shorter than 1 character. In these cases, you should use the LEN function instead.

What are some similar formulae to LENB in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to LENB in Google Sheets. One is LEN, which returns the number of characters in a text string. Another is the MAX function, which returns the largest value in a set of arguments. And the SUM function returns the sum of all the values in a set of arguments.

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