CODE

Returns a numeric code for the first character in a text string. The returned code corresponds to the character set used by your computer.

Operating environment Character set
Macintosh Macintosh character set
Windows ANSI

Syntax

CODE(text)  

Parameters

Term Definition
text The text for which you want the code of the first character.

Return value

A numeric code for the first character in a text string.

Example

Formula Description Result
=CODE("A") Displays the numeric code for A 65
=CODE("!") Displays the numeric code for ! 33