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How to use Excel RIGHT function

SUMMARY INFO

All the basic information regarding Excel RIGHT function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)

Function: RIGHT
Function Category: Text
Description: Returns the rightmost characters from a text value
Return Value: One or more characters.
Syntax: =RIGHT (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: RIGHT
French: DROITE
German: RECHTS
Spanish: DERECHA
Dutch: RECHTS
Italian: DESTRA
Russian: ПРАВСИМВ
Danish: HØJRE
Swedish: HÖGER
Portuguese (Brazil): DIREITA
Polish: PRAWY
Finnish: OIKEA
Norwegian: HØYRE
Portuguese (Portugal): DIREITA
Czech: VPRAVO
Hungarian: JOBB
Turkish: SAĞDAN
All Other Languages:  RIGHT
Related Functions: LEFT, MID

 

FUNCTION DETAILS

Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.

how-to-use-excel-RIGHT-function

=RIGHT (text, [num_chars])

text The text from which to extract characters on the right.
num_chars [optional] The number of characters to extract, starting on the right. Optional, default = 1.

 

VIDEO EXAMPLES

Check the video below to see How to use Excel RIGHT function with some examples:

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here we provide a list of useful links which we think can be useful while trying to learn the function usage with some examples and tips.

Microsoft Office support page – Excel RIGHT function:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/RIGHT-RIGHTB-functions-240267ee-9afa-4639-a02b-f19e1786cf2f

 

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