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How can I convert a character to its ASCII value in VBA?
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MyInteger = Asc("A")
MyInteger = Asc("Apple")

These both produce the same result - 65 - 'cause Asc function takes the charater in a string and returns it's Ascii-value.

Check the help files also for AscB and AscW functions to see if they are supported and if you sometimes ned to use them.

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Does that mean that Int will convert an integer value back to Ascii?
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by:rantanen
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I am not quite sure what you mean by your comment.

Asc function takes a character and returns it's ascii value.

Chr function takes an ascii code (0 - 255) and returns corresponding character.

Asc("A") -> 65
Chr(65) -> A
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I found my CD and installed the proper help finally.  Thanks!  (It is CHR)
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