TEXT Formula Excel

This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel Text Function in Excel , with formula examples.

Text Function Description:

The Text Function

Formula Examples:

text function examples

Example Formula Result
% =TEXT(C5,”0%”) 25%
Short Date =TEXT(C6,”mm/dd/yyyy”) 01/01/2016
Short Date – No Zeros =TEXT(C7,”m/d/yyyy”) 1/1/2016
Written Date =TEXT(C8,”[$-F800]dddd, mmmm dd, yyyy”) Thursday, December 31, 2015
$ =TEXT(C9,”$.00″) $52.00

Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the Text Formula is:

Function Arguments ( Inputs ):


Additional Notes

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How to use the Text Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:
After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
text formula syntax
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 “=Text(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut CTRL + A (A for Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
how to use the text function in excel

For more information about the Text Formula visit the
Microsoft Website.

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