Returns the character specified by a number. Use CHAR to translate code page numbers you might get from files on other types of computers into characters.
||Macintosh character set
Number is a number between 1 and 255 specifying which character you want. The character is from the character set used by your computer.
The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.
How to copy an example
- Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
- Select the example in the Help topic.
Note Do not select the row or column headers.
Selecting an example from Help
- Press CTRL+C.
- In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
- To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Formulas tab, in the Formula Auditing group, click the Show Formulas button.
||Displays the 65 character in the set (A)
||Displays the 33 character in the set (!)