Excel YEAR function returns a four-digit year (a number from 1900 to 9999) given a date value. Other Languages and Syntax Details are listed.
All the basic information regarding Excel LEFT function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)
|Description:||Returns the leftmost characters from a text value|
|Return Value:||One or more characters.|
|Syntax:||=LEFT (text, [num_chars])|
|Applies to:||Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000|
|Other languages:||English: LEFT
|Portuguese (Brazil): ESQUERDA
Portuguese (Portugal): ESQUERDA
All Other Languages: LEFT
|Related Functions:||RIGHT, MID|
Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.
=LEFT (text, [num_chars])
|text||The text from which to extract characters.|
|num_chars [optional]||The number of characters to extract, starting on the left side of text. Default = 1.|
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