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ASC function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is ASC function in Excel?

ASC function is one of TEXT functions in Microsoft Excel that changes full-width (double-byte) characters to half-width (single-byte) characters.

Syntax of ASC function


The ASC function syntax has the following arguments:

  • Text    Required. The text or a reference to a cell that contains the text you want to change. If text does not contain any full-width letters, text is not changed.

Example of ASC function

=ASC(“EXCEL”) equals “EXCEL”

=ASC(” excel excel excel excel “) equals ” excel excel excel excel ”

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