Returns a numeric code for the first character in a text string. The returned code corresponds to the character set used by your computer.
||The text for which you want the code of the first character.
||Macintosh character set
To make the following example easier to understand, you can copy the data to a blank sheet and then enter the function underneath the data. Do not select the row or column headings (1, 2, 3... A, B, C...) when you copy the sample data to a blank sheet.
||Displays the numeric code for A (65)
||Displays the numeric code for ! (33)
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