Range.Text property (Excel)

Returns the formatted text for the specified object. Read-only String.

Syntax

expression.Text

expression A variable that represents a Range object.

Remarks

The Text property is most often used for a range of one cell. If the range includes more than one cell, the Text property returns Null, except when all the cells in the range have identical contents and formats.

Example

This example illustrates the difference between the Text and Value properties of cells that contain formatted numbers.

Dim c As Range
c.Value = 1198.3 	Set c = Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1")
c.NumberFormat = "$#,##0_);($#,##0)" 	c.Value = 1198.3
MsgBox c.Value 	c.NumberFormat = "$#,##0_);($#,##0)"
MsgBox c.Text	MsgBox c.Value & " is the value." 'Returns "1198.3 is the value."
MsgBox c.Text & " is the text."   'Returns "$1,198 is the text."

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