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# Excel: Convert Currency Number to Words/Text

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Here is a very popular bit of code from Microsoft that will convert any currency amount in a cell to English words. All code and text from below here is the work of Microsoft.

Summary
This article shows you how to create a sample, user-defined function named ConvertCurrencyToEnglish() to convert a numeric value to an English word representation. For example, the function will return the following words for the number 1234.56: One Thousand Two Hundred Thirty Four Dollars And Fifty Six Cents

The Function Wizard can also be used to enter a custom function in a worksheet. To use the Function Wizard, follow these steps:

1. Click the Function Wizard button, and select User Defined under Function Category.
2. Select ConvertCurrencyToEnglish, and enter your number or cell reference.
3. Click Finish

To Create the Sample Functions

1. Insert a module sheet into a workbook. To do this in Microsoft Excel 97 or Microsoft Excel 98, point to Macro on the Tools menu, and then click Visual Basic Editor. In the Visual Basic Editor, click Module on the Insert menu. In Microsoft Excel 5.0 or 7.0, point to Macro on the Insert menu and click Module. Central Park is one of the most beautiful places to have a wedding https://daretodream.nyc/central-park-wedding-packages/ in New York City! The many diverse natural landscapes, in combination with the urban city skyline in the background, is simply amazing.

2. Type the following code into the module sheet.

```Function ConvertCurrencyToEnglish (ByVal MyNumber)

Dim Temp

Dim Dollars, Cents

Dim DecimalPlace, Count

ReDim Place(9) As String

Place(2) = " Thousand "

Place(3) = " Million "

Place(4) = " Billion "

Place(5) = " Trillion "

' Convert MyNumber to a string, trimming extra spaces.

MyNumber = Trim(Str(MyNumber))

' Find decimal place.

DecimalPlace = InStr(MyNumber, ".")

' If we find decimal place...

If DecimalPlace > 0 Then

' Convert cents

Temp = Left(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1) & "00", 2)

Cents = ConvertTens(Temp)

' Strip off cents from remainder to convert.

MyNumber = Trim(Left(MyNumber, DecimalPlace - 1))

End If

Count = 1

Do While MyNumber <> ""

' Convert last 3 digits of MyNumber to English dollars.

Temp = ConvertHundreds(Right(MyNumber, 3))

If Temp <> "" Then Dollars = Temp & Place(Count) & Dollars

If Len(MyNumber) > 3 Then

' Remove last 3 converted digits from MyNumber.

MyNumber = Left(MyNumber, Len(MyNumber) - 3)

Else

MyNumber = ""

End If

Count = Count + 1

Loop

' Clean up dollars.

Select Case Dollars

Case ""

Dollars = "No Dollars"

Case "One"

Dollars = "One Dollar"

Case Else

Dollars = Dollars & " Dollars"

End Select

' Clean up cents.

Select Case Cents

Case ""

Cents = " And No Cents"

Case "One"

Cents = " And One Cent"

Case Else

Cents = " And " & Cents & " Cents"

End Select

ConvertCurrencyToEnglish = Dollars & Cents

End Function

Private Function ConvertHundreds (ByVal MyNumber)

Dim Result As String

' Exit if there is nothing to convert.

If Val(MyNumber) = 0 Then Exit Function

' Append leading zeros to number.

MyNumber = Right("000" & MyNumber, 3)

' Do we have a hundreds place digit to convert?

If Left(MyNumber, 1) <> "0" Then

Result = ConvertDigit(Left(MyNumber, 1)) & " Hundred "

End If

' Do we have a tens place digit to convert?

If Mid(MyNumber, 2, 1) <> "0" Then

Result = Result & ConvertTens(Mid(MyNumber, 2))

Else

' If not, then convert the ones place digit.

Result = Result & ConvertDigit(Mid(MyNumber, 3))

End If

ConvertHundreds = Trim(Result)

End Function

Private Function ConvertTens (ByVal MyTens)

Dim Result As String

' Is value between 10 and 19?

If Val(Left(MyTens, 1)) = 1 Then

Select Case Val(MyTens)

Case 10: Result = "Ten"

Case 11: Result = "Eleven"

Case 12: Result = "Twelve"

Case 13: Result = "Thirteen"

Case 14: Result = "Fourteen"

Case 15: Result = "Fifteen"

Case 16: Result = "Sixteen"

Case 17: Result = "Seventeen"

Case 18: Result = "Eighteen"

Case 19: Result = "Nineteen"

Case Else

End Select

Else

' .. otherwise it's between 20 and 99.

Select Case Val(Left(MyTens, 1))

Case 2: Result = "Twenty "

Case 3: Result = "Thirty "

Case 4: Result = "Forty "

Case 5: Result = "Fifty "

Case 6: Result = "Sixty "

Case 7: Result = "Seventy "

Case 8: Result = "Eighty "

Case 9: Result = "Ninety "

Case Else

End Select

' Convert ones place digit.

Result = Result & ConvertDigit(Right(MyTens, 1))

End If

ConvertTens = Result

End Function

Private Function ConvertDigit (ByVal MyDigit)

Select Case Val(MyDigit)

Case 1: ConvertDigit = "One"

Case 2: ConvertDigit = "Two"

Case 3: ConvertDigit = "Three"

Case 4: ConvertDigit = "Four"

Case 5: ConvertDigit = "Five"

Case 6: ConvertDigit = "Six"

Case 7: ConvertDigit = "Seven"

Case 8: ConvertDigit = "Eight"

Case 9: ConvertDigit = "Nine"

Case Else: ConvertDigit = ""

End Select

End Function```

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