- text—The text containing the characters to return
- num_chars—[optional]Starting from the rightmost character, the number of characters to return. If a number isn’t provided, only the first character from the right will be returned
- With right-to-left languages (such as Arabic), RIGHT will return the leftmost characters instead.
This example references the following sheet information:
|Clothing Item||Sold Date||Status||Order Date|
|1||T-Shirt||02/12/19 1:55 PM||Green||02/12/19|
|2||Pants||02/15/19 10:23 AM||Red||02/15/19|
|3||Jacket||02/20/19 2:45 PM||Yellow||02/20/19|
Given the table above, here are some examples of using RIGHT in a sheet:
|=RIGHT([Clothing Item]1, 5)||Returns the five rightmost characters in row 1 of the Clothing Item column||Shirt|
|=COUNTIF([Sold Date]:[Sold Date], RIGHT(@cell, 2) = "PM")||Counts the number of values in the Sold Date column that return the two rightmost characters at the cell level equal to PM. Rows 1 and 3 apply.||2|
|=IF(Status2 = "Red", RIGHT([Order Date]2, 8))||Returns the eight rightmost characters from row 2 of the Order Date column if row 2 of the Status column equals Red||02/15/19|
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