Navigation:  Formula Reference > Spreadsheet Formula Functions >

VALUE

Previous pageReturn to chapter overviewNext page

 

This function converts a text string that is a number to a numeric value.

Syntax

VALUE(text)

Arguments

This function has these arguments:

Argument

Description

text

Number in quotation marks or a reference to a cell with the text.

Remarks

The text can be in number, date, or time format. If the text is not in the correct format, a #VALUE! error is returned.

Data Types

Accepts string data. Returns numeric data.

Examples

VALUE("$9,000")gives the result 9000

 

See Also

DOLLAR

DOLLARFR

FIXED