Navigation:  Formula Reference > Spreadsheet Formula Functions >

RIGHT

Previous pageReturn to chapter overviewNext page

 

This function returns the specified rightmost characters from a text value.

Syntax

RIGHT(text,num_chars)

Arguments

This function has these arguments:

Argument

Description

text

Text string from which you want to return characters

num_chars

[Optional] Number of characters to return; if omitted, calculation uses one (1); if not an integer, the number is truncated

The text argument can be a string, a formula that returns a string, or a reference to a cell containing a string.

The num_chars argument has these rules:

The num_chars argument must be greater than or equal to zero.
If the num_chars argument is greater than the length of text, this function returns all text.

Data Types

Accepts string data for the text argument and numeric data for the num_chars argument. Returns string data.

Examples

RIGHT(""Total Sales"",5) gives the result Sales

RIGHT(""Collie dog"") gives the result g

 

See Also

LEFT

MID