UNICODE function

The UNICODE function returns the decimal Unicode value of the first character of the text.

Parts of a UNICODE function


Part Description
text The string containing the character to be evaluated.

Sample formulas





  • The UNICODE function will only work properly if the input string is not empty and the first character has a Unicode representation.

  • Numbers may be passed directly into the UNICODE function and will be parsed as a string.


UNICODE : General Usage

  A B
1 Result Formula
2 65 =UNICODE("Alphabet")
3 49 =UNICODE(123)
4 128512 =UNICODE(😀😀😄)

Related functions

CHAR: Convert a number into a character according to the current Unicode table.

CODE: Returns the numeric Unicode map value of the first character in the string provided.

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