How to Change the Format From Text to Number in Excel

How to Convert Text to Numbers in Excel

 

Microsoft Excel is a kind of word processing software that can be bought in use to make records for a particular kind of firm using numbers and alphabets. There is a sequence of formulas that can be bought in use for the purpose of making calculations and sometimes even there may be a need felt to convert the text to number as well. In case you need to go for the same, you may choose to go for the tips that we are mentioning here for this purpose.

How to Change the Format From Text to Number in Excel

Format From Text to Number in Excel

1. Make Use of the Format Options:-

In order to get the text converted to numbers in Microsoft Excel, basically the Format options have been employed and using these options only you get able to make the desired text be converted in the form of numbers.

2. Reach the Format Menu and Click the Cells:-

In order to make the desired conversion, you will first of all need to open up the Microsoft excel software by clicking on the open option and then you will need to click the arrow to the bottom right of the Font section on the ribbon to call up the Format Cells dialog box. This will make you get a range of available options that will help you while trying to do the same.

3. Reach the Number Tab:-

Now, after you have done what I told you to do after reaching the Format menu, you will need to make a click on the Number tab and then click General under Category, and then click the OK button. This will enable you to get an access to the error button that can be bought in use for the further conversion.

4. Now Use the Error Button:-

Now, after you have done what I told you, you will need to make the use of error button and while dealing with that, If the cells in which numbers are displayed as text contain an error indicator in the upper-left Corner. Click the cell that contains the error indicator. Click the error button next to the cell, and then click Convert to Number on the shortcut menu. This way the desired conversion will be made and you will be sorted out.

5. The Conclusion:-

The error dealing option enabled you to make the desired conversion of text to numbers and thus you may choose to go for it anytime you wish to convert the text available in the form of numbers. If somebody asks you how the conversion will be made, the answer, hence is to go for the error button.

 

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