VBA FormatNumber Function

VBA FormatNumber Function

Overview of VBA FormatNumber Function:

VBA FormatNumber function is categorized as Math(Mathematical) & Trig function. This is a built-in Excel VBA Function. This function converts the given expression as formatted number.

We can use this function in VBA and can’t use in Excel. This function we use in either procedure or function in a VBA editor window in Excel. We can use this VBA FormatNumber Function in any number of times in any number of procedures or functions. Let us learn what is the syntax and parameters of the FormatNumber function, where we can use this FormatNumber Function and real-time examples in Excel VBA.

Syntax of VBA FormatNumber Function

The syntax of the FormatNumber Function in VBA is


The FormatNumber function returns a string value.

Parameters or Arguments:

The FormatNumber function five arguments in Excel VBA.
Expression:The Expression is a required parameter.
NumDigitsAfterDecimal:The NumDigitsAfterDecimal is an optional argument.
IncludeLeadingDigit:The IncludeLeadingDigit is an optional argument.
UseParentsForNegativeNumbers:The UseParentsForNegativeNumbers is an optional argument.
GroupDigits:The GroupDigits is an optional argument.

Where we can apply or use VBA FormatNumber Function?

We can use this FormatNumber Function in VBA MS Office 365, MS Excel 2016, MS Excel 2013, 2011, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel Online, Excel for iPhone, Excel for iPad, Excel for Android tablets and Excel for Android Mobiles.

Instructions to use Macro Codes

Here are the step by step instructions to use the VBA FormatNumber function in Excel VBA.

  • Open an Excel workbook.
  • Press Alt+F11 to open VBA Editor window.
  • Go to Insert menu and click on module from the available options.
  • Copy above specified macros to the VBA editor.
  • Select any procedure from above codes and click on ‘Run’ command or use Keyboard shortcut ‘F5’.

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