Returns a numeric code for the first character in a text string. The returned code corresponds to the character set used by your computer.



Text     is the text for which you want the code of the first character in the text string.



Description (Result)


Displays the numeric code for A (65)


Displays the numeric code for ! (33)

Need more help?

Expand your skills
Explore Training
Get new features first
Join Microsoft Insiders

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?

Any additional feedback? (Optional)

Thank you for your feedback!