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Returns the Unicode character that is references by the given numeric value

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



  • number   Required. The Unicode number that represents the character

Applies To

Excel 2013 and above


The Unicode character set is the standard for displaying text on computers in most of the world. ASCII has 255 codes; Unicode has more than 100,000.


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