# Converting numbers to words in excell

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Edwardian - Sep 3, 2009 at 03:32 AM
Saji - Jul 8, 2010 at 03:18 AM
Hello,
Can anyone pls gimme a code that will help me convert numbers/figures entered in an excell worksheet to words? eg 70,000 to be converted to seventy thousand naira only.
Thanks.

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Function English(ByVal N As Currency) As String

Const Thousand = 1000@
Const Million = Thousand * Thousand
Const Billion = Thousand * Million
Const Trillion = Thousand * Billion

If (N = 0@) Then English = "Zero": Exit Function

Dim Buf As String: If (N < 0@) Then Buf = "negative " Else Buf = ""
Dim Frac As Currency: Frac = Abs(N - Fix(N))
If (N < 0@ Or Frac <> 0@) Then N = Abs(Fix(N))
Dim AtLeastOne As Integer: AtLeastOne = N >= 1

If (N >= Trillion) Then
Debug.Print N
Buf = Buf & EnglishDigitGroup(Int(N / Trillion)) & " Trillion"
N = N - Int(N / Trillion) * Trillion
If (N >= 1@) Then Buf = Buf & " "
End If

If (N >= Billion) Then
Debug.Print N
Buf = Buf & EnglishDigitGroup(Int(N / Billion)) & " Billion"
N = N - Int(N / Billion) * Billion
If (N >= 1@) Then Buf = Buf & " "
End If

If (N >= Million) Then
Debug.Print N
Buf = Buf & EnglishDigitGroup(N \ Million) & " Million"
N = N Mod Million
If (N >= 1@) Then Buf = Buf & " "
End If

If (N >= Thousand) Then
Debug.Print N
Buf = Buf & EnglishDigitGroup(N \ Thousand) & " Thousand"
N = N Mod Thousand
If (N >= 1@) Then Buf = Buf & " "
End If

If (N >= 1@) Then
Buf = " (BD:- "
Debug.Print N
Buf = Buf & EnglishDigitGroup(N)
End If

If (Frac = 0@) Then
Buf = Buf & " Only.)"
ElseIf (Int(Frac * 1000@) = Frac * 1000@) Then
If AtLeastOne Then Buf = Buf & " and "
Buf = Buf & Format\$(Frac * 1000@, "000") & "/1000 Only.)"
Else
If AtLeastOne Then Buf = Buf & " and "
Buf = Buf & " "
End If

English = Buf
End Function

Private Function EnglishDigitGroup(ByVal N As Integer) As String

Const Hundred = " Hundred"
Const One = "One"
Const Two = "Two"
Const Three = "Three"
Const Four = "Four"
Const Five = "Five"
Const Six = "Six"
Const Seven = "Seven"
Const Eight = "Eight"
Const Nine = "Nine"
Dim Buf As String: Buf = " "
Dim Flag As Integer: Flag = False

Select Case (N \ 100)
Case 0: Buf = "": Flag = False
Case 1: Buf = One & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 2: Buf = Two & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 3: Buf = Three & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 4: Buf = Four & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 5: Buf = Five & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 6: Buf = Six & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 7: Buf = Seven & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 8: Buf = Eight & Hundred: Flag = True
Case 9: Buf = Nine & Hundred: Flag = True
End Select

If (Flag <> False) Then N = N Mod 100
If (N > 0) Then
If (Flag <> False) Then Buf = Buf & " "
Else
EnglishDigitGroup = Buf
Exit Function
End If

Select Case (N \ 10)
Case 0, 1: Flag = False
Case 2: Buf = Buf & "Twenty": Flag = True
Case 3: Buf = Buf & "Thirty": Flag = True
Case 4: Buf = Buf & "Forty": Flag = True
Case 5: Buf = Buf & "Fifty": Flag = True
Case 6: Buf = Buf & "Sixty": Flag = True
Case 7: Buf = Buf & "Seventy": Flag = True
Case 8: Buf = Buf & "Eighty": Flag = True
Case 9: Buf = Buf & "Ninety": Flag = True
End Select

If (Flag <> False) Then N = N Mod 10
If (N > 0) Then
If (Flag <> False) Then Buf = Buf & " "
Else
EnglishDigitGroup = Buf
Exit Function
End If

Select Case (N)
Case 0:
Case 1: Buf = Buf & One
Case 2: Buf = Buf & Two
Case 3: Buf = Buf & Three
Case 4: Buf = Buf & Four
Case 5: Buf = Buf & Five
Case 6: Buf = Buf & Six
Case 7: Buf = Buf & Seven
Case 8: Buf = Buf & Eight
Case 9: Buf = Buf & Nine
Case 10: Buf = Buf & "Ten"
Case 11: Buf = Buf & "Eleven"
Case 12: Buf = Buf & "Twelve"
Case 13: Buf = Buf & "Thirteen"
Case 14: Buf = Buf & "Fourteen"
Case 15: Buf = Buf & "Fifteen"
Case 16: Buf = Buf & "Sixteen"
Case 17: Buf = Buf & "Seventeen"
Case 18: Buf = Buf & "Eighteen"
Case 19: Buf = Buf & "Nineteen"
End Select

EnglishDigitGroup = Buf

End Function
You Just add the function into your Module In(Press Alt+F11) Excell Sheet, Then Save the file and try to run.
Convert Numbers to Words in Excell
sharpman Posts 1021 Registration date Saturday May 23, 2009 Status Contributor Last seen October 20, 2010 183
Sep 4, 2009 at 02:26 PM
Yogeshg Posts 1 Registration date Thursday January 14, 2010 Status Member Last seen January 15, 2010
Jan 15, 2010 at 08:38 AM
Pls check solution available at http://www.yogeshguptaonline.com/2009/07/excel-functions-convert-numbers-into.html

This allows you to convert numbers to text in any currency. You can download excel file available at this link

Thanks

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