## How to change or convert number to text in Excel?

Sometimes you may not want the numbers in the cells getting involved in calculating, or you may want to display leading zeros in numbers in cells. For doing so, you may need to change a number into text. The following methods can convert numbers in cells to text in Excel.

**Convert number to text with Text function**

**Convert number to text with Format Cells command**

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Supposing there are some numbers in cells as following screenshot shows. How do you convert these numbers to text?

**Convert number to text with Text function**

If you are familiar with Microsoft Excel's formulas, you can convert numbers in cells to text with Text function.

If you just only want to convert the number to text without any formatting, you can use the formula: *= Text (A1, “0”)*;

1. In cell E1, please enter the formula* = Text (A1, “0”)*.

2. Then press** Enter** key. And select the cell E1, drag the fill handle over the range of cells that you want to apply this formula.

3. As the data is formula, you can change the formulas to values. Copy the cells and right-click where you want to paste the values and select **Paste special**. Select **values** and your values will be displayed as text as below.

If you want to display the leading zero in numbers, you can use this formula: *=Text (A1, “0000”)*; such as convert 23 to 0023.

As the above steps, if you apply this formula, you will get the following result:

And if you want to convert the numbers to text which keep several decimal digits, you can use this formula: *=Text (A1, “0.000”)*. Such as convert 23 to 23.000.

Also with above steps, if you apply this formula, you will get the result as the following screenshots:

**Note**: you can define the text style. For example, if you want to convert the numbers to text with a telephone number format, you can replace the "000" with "00-00000", or others.

** Convert number to text with Format Cells command**

Microsoft Excel's **Format Cells** command is also able to convert numbers to text.

1. Select the numbers that you want to convert to text.

2. Right click the selected range, and choose the **Format Cell**s item from context menu. See screenshot:

3. In the** Format Cells** dialog box, select the **Text** item in the **Category** box. See screenshot:

4. Click **OK**. Then numbers in selected range are converted into text.

** Convert number to text with Kutools for Excel**

If you have Kutools for Excel installed, it will be easier for you to convert numbers in cells to text with **Convert between Text and Number**.

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1. Select the numbers that you want to change to text.

2. Click** Kutools** > **Content Converter** > **Convert between Text and Number**. See screenshot:

3. In the** Convert between Text and Number** dialog box, check the **Number to text** option. See screenshot:

4. Then click **OK** or **Apply**. All numbers in selected range are converted to text in the original range. See screenshots:

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## Comments

ex: 2 -> two

can u give the answer pls

tx alot

i WANT TO CONVERT NUMBER INTO TEXT..

FOR Eg

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1-BACKWASH MODE

2-CIP MODE

3-MANTAINENCE MODE

4-NO MODE

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HOW CAN I DO IT?

123- One hundered and twenty three.

in this way. Is there any comand for changing so.

i want typing the number in excel then next convert to words

sample-1000-One thousand only

i want typing the number in excel then next convert to words

sample-1000-One thousand only

If you had the answer ,please help

Thanks

Best Regards

Yanek

Thanks

123- One hundered and twenty three.

in this way. Is there any comand for changing so.

I am also want This ans If you get the ans please reply me.

e.g.-2500

In Word: Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred Only.

If possible please help me.

I need to convert number to text like as below e.g.

344835.10 = THREE HUNDRED FORTY FOUR THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY FIVE & TEN CENTS ONLY.

if you can help us it's better for my commercial work.

pls do more for Spared Sheet

Thank You

Thanks

Iqbal

I want to change number into words

eg: 1000 in words one thousand only

like 2 = Two

Step1: press alt+F11

Step2: Insert à Module

Step3: type ='wordnum(12)' will show `Twelve'.

Option Explicit

Public Numbers As Variant, Tens As Variant

Sub SetNums()

Numbers = Array("", "One", "Two", "Three", "Four", "Five", "Six", "Seven", "Eight", "Nine", "Ten", "Eleven", "Twelve", "Thirteen", "Fourteen", "Fifteen", "Sixteen", "Seventeen", "Eighteen", "Nineteen")

Tens = Array("", "", "Twenty", "Thirty", "Forty", "Fifty", "Sixty", "Seventy", "Eighty", "Ninety")

End Sub

Function WordNum(MyNumber As Double) As String

Dim DecimalPosition As Integer, ValNo As Variant, StrNo As String

Dim NumStr As String, n As Integer, Temp1 As String, Temp2 As String

' This macro was written by Chris Mead - www.MeadInKent.co.uk

If Abs(MyNumber) > 999999999 Then

WordNum = "Value too large"

Exit Function

End If

SetNums

' String representation of amount (excl decimals)

NumStr = Right("000000000" & Trim(Str(Int(Abs(MyNumber)))), 9)

ValNo = Array(0, Val(Mid(NumStr, 1, 3)), Val(Mid(NumStr, 4, 3)), Val(Mid(NumStr, 7, 3)))

For n = 3 To 1 Step -1 'analyse the absolute number as 3 sets of 3 digits

StrNo = Format(ValNo(n), "000")

If ValNo(n) > 0 Then

Temp1 = GetTens(Val(Right(StrNo, 2)))

If Left(StrNo, 1) "0" Then

Temp2 = Numbers(Val(Left(StrNo, 1))) & " hundred"

If Temp1 "" Then Temp2 = Temp2 & " and "

Else

Temp2 = ""

End If

If n = 3 Then

If Temp2 = "" And ValNo(1) + ValNo(2) > 0 Then Temp2 = "and "

WordNum = Trim(Temp2 & Temp1)

End If

I need to convert number to text like as below e.g.

344835.10 = THREE HUNDRED FORTY FOUR THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY FIVE & TEN PAISA ONLY.

if you can help us it's better for my commercial work.

I need to convert number to text like as below e.g.

1000=ONE THOUSAND ONLy

Dear Provider,

I need to convert number to text like as below e.g.

344835.10 = THREE HUNDRED FORTY FOUR THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY FIVE & TEN PAISA ONLY.

if you can help us it's better for my commercial work.

Dear Provider,

I need to convert number to text like as below e.g.

344835.10 = THREE HUNDRED FORTY FOUR THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED THIRTY FIVE & TEN PAISA ONLY.

if you can help us it's better for my commercial work.