# Excel/Money to Words

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QUESTION: Hi Tom

Hope all is good.

I have a code to convert money to words function showing NO CENTS at the end, but is there a code that with show the cents like the following

22/100 or 00/100

instead of spelling out the into words, it tends to take up alot more space....

here is the code i have currently

Option Explicit

'Main Function
Function NumToWords(ByVal MyNumber)

'Written by Philip Treacy
'http://www.myonlinetraininghub.com/convert-numbers-currency-to-words-with-excel-
'Feb 2014
'Based on code from Microsoft http://support.microsoft.com/kb/213360
'This code is not guaranteed to be error free.  No warranty is implied or expressed. Use at your own risk and carry out your own testing

Dim Units As String
Dim SubUnits As String
Dim TempStr As String
Dim DecimalPlace As Integer
Dim Count As Integer
Dim DecimalSeparator As String
Dim UnitName As String
Dim SubUnitName As String
Dim SubUnitSingularName As String

' Change these as required **************************
UnitName = "Dollar" ' NOTE : This is singular
SubUnitName = "Cents"  ' NOTE : This is plural
SubUnitSingularName = "Cent"  ' NOTE : This is singular
DecimalSeparator = "."
' ***************************************************

ReDim Place(9) As String
Place(2) = " Thousand "
Place(3) = " Million "
Place(4) = " Billion "
Place(5) = " Trillion "

' Convert MyNumber to STRING and TRIM white space
MyNumber = Trim(CStr(MyNumber))

'If MyNumber is blank then exit
If MyNumber = "" Then

NumToWords = ""

Exit Function

End If

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

' Convert SubUnits and set MyNumber to Units amount.
If DecimalPlace > 0 Then

SubUnits = GetTens(Left(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1) & "00", 2))
MyNumber = Trim(Left(MyNumber, DecimalPlace - 1))

End If

Count = 1
Do While MyNumber <> ""

TempStr = GetHundreds(Right(MyNumber, 3))

If TempStr <> "" Then Units = TempStr & Place(Count) & Units

If Len(MyNumber) > 3 Then

MyNumber = Left(MyNumber, Len(MyNumber) - 3)

Else

MyNumber = ""

End If

Count = Count + 1

Loop

Select Case Units

Case ""
Units = "No " & UnitName & "s"

Case "One"
Units = "One " & UnitName

Case Else
Units = Units & " " & UnitName & "s"

End Select

Select Case SubUnits

Case ""
SubUnits = " and No " & SubUnitName

Case "One"
SubUnits = " and One " & SubUnitSingularName

Case Else
SubUnits = " and " & SubUnits & " " & SubUnitName

End Select

NumToWords = Application.Trim(Units & SubUnits)

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

Here is the modified code:

Option Explicit

'Main Function
Function NumToWords(ByVal MyNumber)

'Written by Philip Treacy
'http://www.myonlinetraininghub.com/convert-numbers-currency-to-words-with-excel-
'Feb 2014
'Based on code from Microsoft http://support.microsoft.com/kb/213360
'This code is not guaranteed to be error free. No warranty is implied or expressed. Use at your own risk and carry out your own testing

Dim Units As String
Dim SubUnits As String
Dim TempStr As String
Dim DecimalPlace As Integer
Dim Count As Integer
Dim DecimalSeparator As String
Dim UnitName As String
Dim SubUnitName As String
Dim SubUnitSingularName As String

' Change these as required **************************
UnitName = "Dollar" ' NOTE : This is singular
SubUnitName = "" ' NOTE : This is plural
SubUnitSingularName = "" ' NOTE : This is singular
DecimalSeparator = "."
' ***************************************************

ReDim place(9) As String
place(2) = " Thousand "
place(3) = " Million "
place(4) = " Billion "
place(5) = " Trillion "

' Convert MyNumber to STRING and TRIM white space
MyNumber = Trim(CStr(MyNumber))

'If MyNumber is blank then exit
If MyNumber = "" Then

NumToWords = ""

Exit Function

End If

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

' Convert SubUnits and set MyNumber to Units amount.
If DecimalPlace > 0 Then

SubUnits = GetTens(Left(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1) & "00", 2))
SubUnits = Left(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1) & "00", 2) & "/100"
MyNumber = Trim(Left(MyNumber, DecimalPlace - 1))
Debug.Print SubUnits, MyNumber, DecimalPlace
End If

Count = 1
Do While MyNumber <> ""

TempStr = GetHundreds(Right(MyNumber, 3))

If TempStr <> "" Then Units = TempStr & place(Count) & Units

If Len(MyNumber) > 3 Then

MyNumber = Left(MyNumber, Len(MyNumber) - 3)

Else

MyNumber = ""

End If

Count = Count + 1

Loop

Select Case Units

Case ""
Units = "No " & UnitName & "s"

Case "One"
Units = "One " & UnitName

Case Else
Units = Units & " " & UnitName & "s"

End Select

Select Case SubUnits

Case ""
SubUnits = " and No " & SubUnitName

Case "One"
SubUnits = " and One " & SubUnitSingularName

Case Else
SubUnits = " and " & SubUnits & " " & SubUnitName

End Select

NumToWords = Application.Trim(Units & SubUnits)

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

--
Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

---------- FOLLOW-UP ----------

QUESTION: Hi Tom

i pasted this code but got a return of the following

Fifty Five Thousand Four Hundred Eleven Dollars and No

basically left off the cents and didnt do the 00/100

all i did was replace the one i had with the one you sent

tony

fixed

Option Explicit

'Main Function
Function NumToWords(ByVal MyNumber)

'Written by Philip Treacy
'http://www.myonlinetraininghub.com/convert-numbers-currency-to-words-with-excel-
'Feb 2014
'Based on code from Microsoft http://support.microsoft.com/kb/213360
'This code is not guaranteed to be error free. No warranty is implied or expressed. Use at your own risk and carry out your own testing

Dim Units As String
Dim SubUnits As String
Dim TempStr As String
Dim DecimalPlace As Integer
Dim Count As Integer
Dim DecimalSeparator As String
Dim UnitName As String
Dim SubUnitName As String
Dim SubUnitSingularName As String

' Change these as required **************************
UnitName = "Dollar" ' NOTE : This is singular
SubUnitName = "" ' NOTE : This is plural
SubUnitSingularName = "" ' NOTE : This is singular
DecimalSeparator = "."
' ***************************************************

ReDim place(9) As String
place(2) = " Thousand "
place(3) = " Million "
place(4) = " Billion "
place(5) = " Trillion "

' Convert MyNumber to STRING and TRIM white space
MyNumber = Trim(CStr(MyNumber))

'If MyNumber is blank then exit
If MyNumber = "" Then

NumToWords = ""

Exit Function

End If

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

' Convert SubUnits and set MyNumber to Units amount.
If DecimalPlace > 0 Then

SubUnits = GetTens(Left(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1) & "00", 2))
SubUnits = Left(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1) & "00", 2) & "/100"
MyNumber = Trim(Left(MyNumber, DecimalPlace - 1))
Debug.Print SubUnits, MyNumber, DecimalPlace
End If

Count = 1
Do While MyNumber <> ""

TempStr = GetHundreds(Right(MyNumber, 3))

If TempStr <> "" Then Units = TempStr & place(Count) & Units

If Len(MyNumber) > 3 Then

MyNumber = Left(MyNumber, Len(MyNumber) - 3)

Else

MyNumber = ""

End If

Count = Count + 1

Loop

Select Case Units

Case ""
Units = "No " & UnitName & "s"

Case "One"
Units = "One " & UnitName

Case Else
Units = Units & " " & UnitName & "s"

End Select

Select Case SubUnits

Case ""
SubUnits = " and 00/100 " & SubUnitName

Case "One"
SubUnits = " and One " & SubUnitSingularName

Case Else
SubUnits = " and " & SubUnits & " " & SubUnitName

End Select

NumToWords = Application.Trim(Units & SubUnits)

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

--
Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

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