Returns the length of a string.

Sample Usage


LEN("lorem ipsum")



  • text - The string whose length will be returned.


  • LEN counts all characters, even spaces and nonprinting characters. In cases where LEN returns unexpected values, ensure that there are no such characters in text.

See Also

LEFT: Returns a substring from the beginning of a specified string.

RIGHT: Returns a substring from the end of a specified string.

MID: Returns a segment of a string.

In order to use the LEN formula, start with your edited Excellentable:

Then type in the LEN formula in the area you would like to display the outcome:

By adding the values you would like to calculate the LEN formula for, Excellentable will generate the outcome:



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