### Excel REPT Function

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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the **Excel REPT Function** in Excel to repeat text a number of times, with formula examples.

## REPT Function Description:

The REPT Function Returns a text string, repeated n number of times.

## Formula Examples:

Example | Formula | Result |
---|---|---|

One Time | =REPT(C5,D5) | repeat |

3 Times | =REPT(C6,D6) | repeatrepeatrepeat |

Combine With Text | =REPT(C7,D7)&” this” | repeat this |

## Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the REPT Formula is:

1 |
=REPT(text,number_times) |

### Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

**text** – A string of text.

**number_times** – The number of times to repeat a string a text. If zero, then empty text (“”) Is returned.

## Additional Notes

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## REPT Examples in VBA

You can also use the REPT function in VBA. Type:

`application.worksheetfunction.rept(text,number_times)`

For the function arguments (text, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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## How to use the REPT Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:

`=AND(`

After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:

You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=REPT(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut **CTRL + A** (**A** for **A**rguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:

For more information about the REPT Formula visit the

Microsoft Website.