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2750 results for excel number of characters in a cell

#### How to use the MID function in WPS Spreadsheet

01:54### How to use the MID function in WPS Spreadsheet

When using WPS Spreadsheets to process data, sometimes we need to catch part of the data from a series of numbers. We can use the MID formula to realize it, to catch up a certain length of characters from a series of numbers. In this example, there is a list of phone numbers. The MID function can extract the long series of numbers, keeping the last seven numbers when removing the first three characters. Select cell D2 and click the Insert Function to pop up the Search for a function d....

#### Use the text function to extract characters in cells

02:45### Use the text function to extract characters in cells

In this video, we'll introduce three practical functions in excel, which are the RIGHT, LEFT, and MID functions.In this example, if we want to extract the first three numbers on the right, how can we realize it? The RIGHT function could help. It can extract characters within a cell, from the right to the left. Here is the complete formula of the RIGHT function. RIGHT(text,num_chars) The first parameter text refers to the specific text to be extracted. The second parameter num_chars....

#### Combine the SUBSTITUTE and LEN functions

02:57### Combine the SUBSTITUTE and LEN functions

Here is a form recording the personal information of staff. How can we calculate the staff number for each department?We can combine the LENS and SUBSTITUTE functions to realize it. Before starting, let me introduce the LEN function. It can return the character number of the text.Select cell A4. Go to the formula editing box for the Insert Function button, and choose the LENS function.Since we want to know the character number in cell A2, we need to enter “A2” as the TEXT parameter. Cl....

#### Display the unit symbol in the formula result

01:26### Display the unit symbol in the formula result

This is a table of information about the department employees. If we need to calculate the average weight of the staff, what should we do?Normally, you only need to enter the formula =AVERAGE(D2:D8) in cell D9 to get the average.However, the formula returns 0, and obviously, the result is incorrect because there are text characters in the cells, which affects the accuracy of the calculation. Do you know how to retain the weight unit and normally perform the calculation at the same time....

#### Get to know the cell widget

02:38### Get to know the cell widget

Today we are going to show you how to use the cell widget in WPS Spreadsheet. The functions of it are very practical useful. Let's learn this feature together! · Convert Text to Number In WPS Spreadsheet, the text formatting is quite special. 1. It cannot be directly converted to other formats. 2. The text formatting is aligned to the left, and other formattings are aligned to the right. Take this table as an example. We now need to change the date in the table to another type. By ....

#### How to use tabs to align text quickly in WPS Writer

01:41### How to use tabs to align text quickly in WPS Writer

The function of Tabs in WPS Writer allows us to adjust the position of the text when typing by setting the horizontal Ruler, in order to align the text and symbols. And, it could be also used in Microsoft Office Word and Openoffice. How can we use the function of Tabs? If the ruler is not displayed in the document, we can click the View tab and check Ruler. The number on the Ruler represents the number of characters, and the page width on the current page is 41 characters width. Take t....

### How to check if a cell contains text in Excel

How to check if a cell contains text in Excel- WPS Academy How can you check if a cell contains text in Excel? This is a common question we get from our readers. Most of the time, it's because someone wants to quickly calculate values that are within a range or if they want to count the number of characters, but today we're going to cover how you can check if there is any text in cells. In this tutorial, we will learn how to check if a cell contains text or not. This can be u....

### How to find text in a cell in Excel

How to find text in a cell in Excel- WPS Academy When working with Excel, we see so many peculiar situations. One of those situations is searching for the particular text in the cell. The first thing that comes to mind when we say we want to search for a specific text in the worksheet is the “Find and Replace” method in Excel, which is the most popular one. But Ctrl + F can find the text you are looking for but cannot go beyond that. So, for example, if the cell contains certain words,....