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How to quickly convert currency numbers to words in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-07-22

Supposing you have a range of currency numbers needed to convert to words text in Excel, and do you have any quick tricks to quickly solve it? Now this tutorial tells you some easily ways to convert multiple currency numbers to English words at once in Excel.

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Spell out currency numbers to words with long VBA

Spell out currency numbers to words with handy Numbers to Words function good idea3

Spell out currency numbers to words with long VBA

In Excel, you cannot quickly convert numbers to English words except VBA.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Application window.

2. Click Insert > Module and paste below VBA to the new Module window.

VBA: Convert currency numbers to English words.

Function SpellNumberToEnglish(ByVal pNumber)
Dim Dollars, Cents
arr = Array("", "", " Thousand ", " Million ", " Billion ", " Trillion ")
pNumber = Trim(Str(pNumber))
xDecimal = InStr(pNumber, ".")
If xDecimal > 0 Then
    Cents = GetTens(Left(Mid(pNumber, xDecimal + 1) & "00", 2))
    pNumber = Trim(Left(pNumber, xDecimal - 1))
End If
xIndex = 1
Do While pNumber <> ""
    xHundred = ""
    xValue = Right(pNumber, 3)
    If Val(xValue) <> 0 Then
        xValue = Right("000" & xValue, 3)
        If Mid(xValue, 1, 1) <> "0" Then
            xHundred = GetDigit(Mid(xValue, 1, 1)) & " Hundred "
        End If
        If Mid(xValue, 2, 1) <> "0" Then
            xHundred = xHundred & GetTens(Mid(xValue, 2))
            xHundred = xHundred & GetDigit(Mid(xValue, 3))
        End If
    End If
    If xHundred <> "" Then
        Dollars = xHundred & arr(xIndex) & Dollars
    End If
    If Len(pNumber) > 3 Then
        pNumber = Left(pNumber, Len(pNumber) - 3)
        pNumber = ""
    End If
    xIndex = xIndex + 1
Select Case Dollars
    Case ""
        Dollars = "No Dollars"
    Case "One"
        Dollars = "One Dollar"
    Case Else
        Dollars = Dollars & " Dollars"
End Select
Select Case Cents
    Case ""
        Cents = " and No Cents"
    Case "One"
        Cents = " and One Cent"
    Case Else
        Cents = " and " & Cents & " Cents"
End Select
SpellNumberToEnglish = Dollars & Cents
End Function
Function GetTens(pTens)
Dim Result As String
Result = ""
If Val(Left(pTens, 1)) = 1 Then
    Select Case Val(pTens)
        Case 10: Result = "Ten"
        Case 11: Result = "Eleven"
        Case 12: Result = "Twelve"
        Case 13: Result = "Thirteen"
        Case 14: Result = "Fourteen"
        Case 15: Result = "Fifteen"
        Case 16: Result = "Sixteen"
        Case 17: Result = "Seventeen"
        Case 18: Result = "Eighteen"
        Case 19: Result = "Nineteen"
        Case Else
    End Select
Select Case Val(Left(pTens, 1))
    Case 2: Result = "Twenty "
    Case 3: Result = "Thirty "
    Case 4: Result = "Forty "
    Case 5: Result = "Fifty "
    Case 6: Result = "Sixty "
    Case 7: Result = "Seventy "
    Case 8: Result = "Eighty "
    Case 9: Result = "Ninety "
    Case Else
End Select
Result = Result & GetDigit(Right(pTens, 1))
End If
GetTens = Result
End Function
Function GetDigit(pDigit)
Select Case Val(pDigit)
    Case 1: GetDigit = "One"
    Case 2: GetDigit = "Two"
    Case 3: GetDigit = "Three"
    Case 4: GetDigit = "Four"
    Case 5: GetDigit = "Five"
    Case 6: GetDigit = "Six"
    Case 7: GetDigit = "Seven"
    Case 8: GetDigit = "Eight"
    Case 9: GetDigit = "Nine"
    Case Else: GetDigit = ""
End Select
End Function

3. Then save this code and close the window to go back to the worksheet, and select a blank cell type this formula =SpellNumberToEnglish(A2) (A2 is the currency numbers), and press Enter key, then drag the fill handle down to apply this formula to the cells you need. See screenshots:

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Spell out currency numbers to words with handy Spell Out Numbers function

If you need to usually convert numbers to words, the above method must not be the good and convenient way for you. However, you can use the Numbers to Words function to quickly convert currency numbers to English words or Chinese words if you have Kutools for Excel.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select the currency numbers and click Kutools > Content > Numbers to Words. See screenshot:

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2. In the Numbers to Currency Words dialog, check English or Chinese option as you need. See screenshot:

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3. Click Ok or Apply. Then the currency numbers you selected have been converted to words.

Currency numbers to English words

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Currency numbers to Chinese words

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Note: you can copy and paste the currency numbers to another worksheet before you apply Numbers to Words

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