UPPER function

This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the UPPER 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.

Description

Converts text to uppercase.

Syntax

UPPER(text)

The UPPER 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.):

  • Text    Required. The text you want converted to uppercase. Text can be a reference or text string.

Example

The workbook below shows examples of this function. Inspect them, change existing formulas, or enter your own formulas to learn how the function works.

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Applies to:
Excel 2013, Excel Online