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TEXT: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use TEXT in Excel?

Text in Excel is used to store information in a spreadsheet that is not a number. Text can be entered into a cell by clicking in the cell and typing the information, or by importing a text file. To import a text file, go to the Data tab and click on Get External Data. Select Import Files and find the text file you want to import.

What is the syntax of TEXT in Excel?

The TEXT function in Excel takes a text string and returns it as a number. The syntax is:

TEXT(value,format)

value is the number that you want to format as text.

format is the format that you want the number to be displayed in.

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

In Excel, TEXT can be used in a number of ways. For example, you can use TEXT to create a custom text string, or to format text as a date or time. Additionally, you can use TEXT to extract text from a cell, or to combine text from multiple cells into a single cell.

When should you not use TEXT in Excel?

There are a few occasions when you should not use TEXT in Excel. One such occasion is when you are trying to concatenate text strings. In this case, you should use the CONCATENATE function. Another occasion is when you are trying to convert a text string to a number. In this case, you should use the VALUE function.

What are some similar formulae to TEXT in Excel?

TEXT is a formula in Excel that converts a number to text. There are a few similar formulas to TEXT in Excel. The EXACT function converts a number to text, but only if the number is exactly the same as the text. The STR function converts a number to text, but it will add a 0 in front of the number if the number is less than 10. The VALUE function converts a text string to a number.

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