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- where is the original or old text
- is the character position in old text
- is the number of characters to be replaced in old text
- is the new text that replaces the characters in old text
- REPLACE(), replaces characters within text.
REPLACE("WELCOME",4,4,"-COME") returns WEL-COME
In above example, original text is replaced with new text from 4th character to next 4 characters.
- and should be enclosed in quotes.
- and should be positive numbers.
- If and are non-integers, they are truncated.
- If > 'length of ' , Calci assumes it to be '0'(zero) and new text is appended before old text.
- If any arguments are invalid, Calci displays an #ERROR message.
=REPLACE(A1,2,1,"two") : Replaces second character from old text with "two". Returns 1two3456 as output. =REPLACE(A2,3,5,"PLACE") :Replaces 5 characters from old text starting from 3rd position with upper case "PLACE". Returns rePLACE as output. =REPLACE(A3,6,1,"fghijk") : Replaces 6th character from old text with lower case "fghijk". Returns ABCDEfghijk as output. =REPLACE(A4,8,1,"Apple ") : Appends "Apple " before old text as snum is greater than length of old text. Returns Apple Mango as output.