Author: Oscar Cronquist Article last updated on March 29, 2018

Use CHAR function to convert a number to the corresponding character. This is determined by your computers character set.

Windows ANSI
Macintosh Macintosh character set

Excel Function Syntax



text Required. The number for which you want the corresponding character.


Number 65 to 90 correspond to A to Z.

Number 97 to 122 correspond to a to z.