Excel FORMULATEXT Function

What is FORMULATEXT function in Excel?

The FORMULATEXT function is one of the (Lookup & reference) functions of Excel

It returns a formula as a string.

We can find this function in Lookup & reference of insert function Tab.

How to use FORMULATEXT function in excel

  1. Click on an empty cell (like F5).
empty cell in excel

2. Click on the fx icon (or press shift+F3).

fx icon in excel

3. In the insert function tab you will see all functions.

insert function tab in excel

4. Select Lookup & reference category

5. Select FORMULATEXT function

6. Then select ok.

7. In function arguments Tab, you will see FORMULATEXT function

8. Reference is a reference to a formula

9. You will see the result in the formula result section.

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Examples of FORMULATEXT function in excel

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What is the purpose of FORMULATEXT function?

What is the Return value  of FORMULATEXT function?

How many arguments does FORMULATEXT function have?

This function has just 1 Argument.

The argument of ABS function is number.

The argument of ABS function is required and not optional.

Which version of excel supports FORMULATEXT function?

This function is available for all excel versions (2003-2019)

Errors in FORMULATEXT function

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  • Use MONTH function to return the month, a number from 1 (January) to 12 (December).
  • Use DAY function to return the day of the month, a number from 1 to 31.
  • Use DATE function to return the number that represents the date in Microsoft Excel date-time code.

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