VBA STR Function

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What is VBA STR Function

The VBA STR function is listed under the data type conversion category of VBA functions. When you use it in VBA code, it converts a number into a string. In simple words, it can convert a number into a text which represents the number.

how to use it

To use VBA's STR function you need to understand its syntax and arguments:




  • Number: A number for which you want to convert into a string.

Example to use STR Function in VBA

To practically understand how to use VBA STR function, you need to go through the below example where we have written a vba code by using it:

Sub example_STR()
Range("B1").Value = Str(Range("A1"))    
End Sub

In the above code, we have used the STR to convert the numeric value in the cell A1 into a string and return the result in the cell B1.


Below are some important points which you need to take care while using STR function in VBA.

  • It adds a leading space every time it converts a number to a string for the sign of the number.
  • If the value specified is a value other than a number or a number that can’t be recognized as a number, VBA will return the run-time 13 error.

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