# The Easiest way to add text to a formula in excel

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WPS excel is being popular among the business people, accountants, managers, even management students because of its compatibility, easy to use and free of cost version. **Add text to a formula in excel** is used to convert the number-to-text in a certain format in WPS excel or spreadsheet.

Add text to a formula in excel is used to customized cell format for actual uses. It doesn't matter whether you are using WPS excel **2016/2019/mac/online **the procedure is the same to add text to a formula.

Here we will illustrate how to add text to a formula in excel with picture demonstration.

Add text to formula to convert a value to 3 decimal places

Let, a number 2.01234567 is to be converted into 3 decimal places. We need to adjust the second parameter of the formula, Format_Text.

**Step-1:** select the cell C2 where the result will be shown.

**Step-2:** Got to formula tab and at the left click insert function, then choose TEXT formula from the popup window.

Select TEXT formula

**Step-3:** Now it's time to insert the parameter. The value corresponds to the number in cell A2 and the Format_text is for the expected format for the value. Here, we insert '0.000' to indicate 3 decimal places.

Insert Text to formula.

**Step-4:** Click ok and the result will be shown in text format. Remember, the 0.000 must be placed in double quotation for pure text format.

Result

**Add text to a formula to convert into percentage with 3 decimal places**

Now, if we want to convert the value 0.02123456 into a percentage value keeping 3 decimal places and a text format,

**Step-1:** Select C3 cell and go to the formula tab and from the left corner click insert function and select TEXT.

Select Text Formula

**Step-2:** In the function arguments window fill the ‘Value’ by selecting A3 cell. And at the 'Format_text' insert '0.000%' which will convert the number in cell A3 into a percentage value keeping 3 decimal places.

Insert Text to formula

**Step-3:** Click 'ok' and you will find the result in C3 cell.

Result

**Add text to convert a date into a week**

We can add the text formula to indicate a date into day of the week.

**Step-1:** Select C4 cell and in the formula tab, click insert function and select text.

Select Text Formula

**Step-2:** In the function arguments window fill the ‘Value’ by selecting A4 cell. And at the 'Format_text 'insert ' dddd' which will convert the date in cell A4 into the day of the week as a text content.

Insert text to convert date into day

**Step-3:** Click 'ok' and the result will be shown in C4 cell.

Result

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