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CHAR Function

Returns the character specified by the code number

by Charley Kyd, MBA
Microsoft Excel MVP, 2005-2014
The Father of Spreadsheet Dashboard Reports



  • number  Required. A number between 1 and 255 specifying which character you want. The character is from the character set used by your computer.

Applies To

Excel 2003 and above


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