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Excel Formulas – CHAR Function to Find ANSI Character

CHAR Function

Text FORMULA – CHAR Function

What Does It Do?
This function converts a normal number to the character it represent in the ANSI
character set used by Windows.

Syntax
=CHAR(Number)

The Number must be between 1 and 255.

Formatting
The result will be a character with no special formatting.

Example
The following is a list of all 255 numbers and the characters they represent.
Note that most Windows based program may not display some of the special characters, these will be displayed as a small box.

ANSI Values Table for CHAR Function

Note

Number 32 does not show as it is the SPACEBAR character.

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