This post will guide you how to use Excel CODE function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.
The Excel CODE function returns the numeric ASCII value for the first character of a text string.
The CODE function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Text Function.
The CODE function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.
The syntax of the CODE function is as below:
= CODE (text)
Where the CODE function argument is:
Text – this is a required argument. The text strings that you want to get the numeric value of the first character
The below examples will show you how to use Excel CODE Text function to get the numeric value of the first character in a cell.
#1 To get the numeric ASCII value of the first character in B1 cell, just using CODE(B1) formulas.