This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the ASC function (function: A prewritten formula that takes a value or values, performs an operation, and returns a value or values. Use functions to simplify and shorten formulas on a worksheet, especially those that perform lengthy or complex calculations.) in Microsoft Excel.
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The ASC function syntax has the following arguments (argument: A value that provides information to an action, an event, a method, a property, a function, or a procedure.):
=ASC("EXCEL") equals "EXCEL"
=ASC(" ") equals " "