Excel - The SEARCH function

Description : Allows you to search for the position a character (or string) within another string.
Syntax: Search( text1, text2, starting_position )

  • text1: The character or substring you want to search for.
  • text2: The string in which the search shall be performed.
  • starting_position. Start searching as from x character in the string.
Ask a question
CCM is a leading international tech website. Our content is written in collaboration with IT experts, under the direction of Jean-François Pillou, founder of CCM.net. CCM reaches more than 50 million unique visitors per month and is available in 11 languages.
This document, titled « Excel - The SEARCH function », is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM (ccm.net).