PARSEPERCENTAGE function

PARSEPERCENTAGE(textualPercentage) PARSEPERCENTAGE(textualPercentage)

textualPercentage — Text or { Text }

The text string containing a percentage.

Returns — Number or { Number }

The number found in the given text string.

Interprets a text string as a percentage and returns it. PARSEPERCENTAGE("75%")PARSEPERCENTAGE("75%") returns 0.75.

PARSEPERCENTAGE takes the language of the app into account when converting text strings to numbers. When PARSEPERCENTAGE is used with an app whose language is set to German, for instance, text strings representing numbers should use a comma (",") as a decimal separator. When PARSEPERCENTAGE is used with an app whose language is set to UK English, a decimal point (".") should be used. Language-appropriate thousands separators may be used.

This function is very flexible in terms of what input it can parse. For instance, PARSEPERCENTAGE("00350.050%")PARSEPERCENTAGE("00350.050%") returns 3.5005.

This function is specific to Calcapp.

Related functions

Examples

PARSEPERCENTAGE("75%")PARSEPERCENTAGE("75%")

Returns 0.75.

PARSEPERCENTAGE({ "75%", "233%" })PARSEPERCENTAGE({ "75%"; "233%" })

Returns the array { 0.75, 2.33 }{ 0,75; 2,33 }.

PARSEPERCENTAGE("00350.050%")PARSEPERCENTAGE("00350.050%")

Returns 3.5005.