Convert Numeric Dollar Values into Text in Excel - UDF

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Convert a numeric dollar amount into its text equivalent. This UDF (user defined function) for Excel will change or translate data in a cell that looks like this $45.32 into this Forty Five Dollars and Thirty Two Cents.

This is a very useful and handy UDF to have in Excel because it allows you to very quickly and easily change any number amount into text. In its current state, this macro outputs the numbers as dollars and the decimals as cents.

Where to install the macro:  Module

UDF to Convert Numeric Dollar Values into Text in Excel

Option Explicit
'Main Function
Function SPELLDOLLAMNT(ByVal MyNumber)

Dim Dollars, Cents, Temp
Dim DecimalPlace, Count
ReDim Place(9) As String

Place(2) = " Thousand "
Place(3) = " Million "
Place(4) = " Billion "
Place(5) = " Trillion "

' String representation of amount.
MyNumber = Trim(Str(MyNumber))

' Position of decimal place 0 if none.
DecimalPlace = InStr(MyNumber, ".")

' Convert cents and set MyNumber to dollar amount.
If DecimalPlace > 0 Then
 Cents = GetTens(Left(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1) & _
 "00", 2))
 MyNumber = Trim(Left(MyNumber, DecimalPlace - 1))
 
End If

Count = 1

Do While MyNumber <> ""

 Temp = GetHundreds(Right(MyNumber, 3))

 If Temp <> "" Then Dollars = Temp & Place(Count) & Dollars

 If Len(MyNumber) > 3 Then
  MyNumber = Left(MyNumber, Len(MyNumber) - 3)
 Else
  MyNumber = ""
 End If
 
 Count = Count + 1
Loop

Select Case Dollars
 Case ""
 Dollars = "No Dollars"
 Case "One"
 Dollars = "One Dollar"
 Case Else
 Dollars = Dollars & " Dollars"
 End Select
 Select Case Cents
 Case ""
 Cents = " and No Cents"
 Case "One"
 Cents = " and One Cent"
 Case Else
 Cents = " and " & Cents & " Cents"
End Select

SPELLDOLLAMNT = Dollars & Cents
End Function

' Converts a number from 100-999 into text
Function GetHundreds(ByVal MyNumber)
Dim Result As String

If Val(MyNumber) = 0 Then Exit Function
 
MyNumber = Right("000" & MyNumber, 3)

' Convert the hundreds place.
If Mid(MyNumber, 1, 1) <> "0" Then
 Result = GetDigit(Mid(MyNumber, 1, 1)) & " Hundred "
End If

' Convert the tens and ones place.
If Mid(MyNumber, 2, 1) <> "0" Then
 Result = Result & GetTens(Mid(MyNumber, 2))
Else
 Result = Result & GetDigit(Mid(MyNumber, 3))
End If

GetHundreds = Result

End Function

' Converts a number from 10 to 99 into text.
Function GetTens(TensText)

Dim Result As String

Result = "" ' Null out the temporary function value.

If Val(Left(TensText, 1)) = 1 Then ' If value between 10-19...

 Select Case Val(TensText)
  Case 10: Result = "Ten"
  Case 11: Result = "Eleven"
  Case 12: Result = "Twelve"
  Case 13: Result = "Thirteen"
  Case 14: Result = "Fourteen"
  Case 15: Result = "Fifteen"
  Case 16: Result = "Sixteen"
  Case 17: Result = "Seventeen"
  Case 18: Result = "Eighteen"
  Case 19: Result = "Nineteen"
  Case Else
 End Select

Else ' If value between 20-99...

 Select Case Val(Left(TensText, 1))
  Case 2: Result = "Twenty "
  Case 3: Result = "Thirty "
  Case 4: Result = "Forty "
  Case 5: Result = "Fifty "
  Case 6: Result = "Sixty "
  Case 7: Result = "Seventy "
  Case 8: Result = "Eighty "
  Case 9: Result = "Ninety "
  Case Else
 End Select
 
 Result = Result & GetDigit _
 (Right(TensText, 1)) ' Retrieve ones place.
 
End If
 
GetTens = Result
 
End Function

' Converts a number from 1 to 9 into text.
Function GetDigit(Digit)

Select Case Val(Digit)
 Case 1: GetDigit = "One"
 Case 2: GetDigit = "Two"
 Case 3: GetDigit = "Three"
 Case 4: GetDigit = "Four"
 Case 5: GetDigit = "Five"
 Case 6: GetDigit = "Six"
 Case 7: GetDigit = "Seven"
 Case 8: GetDigit = "Eight"
 Case 9: GetDigit = "Nine"
 Case Else: GetDigit = ""
End Select

End Function








How to Install the Macro
  1. Select and copy the text from within the grey box above.

  2. Open the Microsoft Excel file in which you would like the Macro to function.

  3. Press "Alt + F11" - This will open the Visual Basic Editor - Works for all Excel Versions.  Or For other ways to get there, Click Here.

  4. On the new window that opens up, go to the left side where the vertical pane is located. Locate your Excel file; it will be called VBAProject (YOUR FILE'S NAME HERE) and click this.

  5. If the Macro goes in a Module, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  6. If the Macro goes in the Workbook or ThisWorkbook, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  7. If the Macro goes in the Worksheet Code, Click Here, otherwise continue to Step 8.

  8. Close the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor window and save the Excel file. When you close the Visual Basic Editor window, the regular Excel window will not close.

  9. You are now ready to run the macro.


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