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RIGHT: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use RIGHT in Google Sheets?

The RIGHT function in Google Sheets returns the right-most characters in a text string, starting from the given position. For example, the RIGHT function can be used to extract the last name from a full name string. The following formula would return "Washington":

=RIGHT(A2,5)

What is the syntax of RIGHT in Google Sheets?

The Google Sheets RIGHT function syntax is: RIGHT(text, num_chars) text (required) - The text for which you want to return the rightmost num_chars characters. num_chars (required) - The number of characters to return from the rightmost end of the text.

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

One way to use the RIGHT function in Google Sheets is to extract a specific number of characters from the right side of a text string. For example, if you have the text string "Hello, world!" and you want to extract the characters "Hello", you can use the RIGHT function like this: RIGHT("Hello, world!", 6) This will return the text string "Hello".

When should you not use RIGHT in Google Sheets?

There are many times when you should not use RIGHT in Google Sheets. One example is when you are trying to concatenate two strings together. In this case, you would use the CONCATENATE function instead of the RIGHT function. Another time when you should not use the RIGHT function is when you are trying to find the largest value in a list. In this case, you would use the LARGE function instead of the RIGHT function.

What are some similar formulae to RIGHT in Google Sheets?

There are a few formulae that are similar to RIGHT in Google Sheets. Some of these include: LEFT, MID, and FIND. Each of these formulae retrieves specific information from a text string. LEFT returns the leftmost characters from a text string, MID returns the characters in the middle of a text string, and FIND returns the position of a text string within another text string.

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