# Negative Number to words conversions

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# Negative Number to words conversions

Is there any way I can convert a negative number to words format?

# Re: Negative Number to words conversions

See if this does what you want:

``````Function SpellNumber(ByVal MyNumber As Variant) As String
Dim Dollars As String, Cents As String, Temp
Dim DecimalPlace As Long, Count As Long
Dim Minus
ReDim Place(9) As String
Place(2) = " Thousand "
Place(3) = " Million "
Place(4) = " Billion "
Place(5) = " Trillion "
If MyNumber < 0 Then
Minus = "Minus "
End If
' String representation of amount.
If TypeName(MyNumber) = "Range" Then
MyNumber = Replace(Trim(MyNumber.Text), _
Application.International(xlThousandsSeparator), "")
Else
MyNumber = Replace(Trim(CStr(MyNumber)), _
Application.International(xlThousandsSeparator), "")
End If
' Position of decimal place 0 if none.
DecimalPlace = InStr(MyNumber, Application.International(xlDecimalSeparator))
' Convert cents and set MyNumber to dollar amount.
If DecimalPlace > 0 Then
Cents = " Point " & SpellDigits(Mid(MyNumber, DecimalPlace + 1))
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 = "Zero"
End Select
SpellNumber = Minus & Dollars & Cents
End Function

' Converts a number from 100-999 into text
Function GetHundreds(ByVal MyNumber As String) As String
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 As String) As String
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 As String, Optional ShowZero As Boolean) As String
Select Case Val(Digit)
Case 0
If ShowZero Then
GetDigit = "Zero"
End If
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"
End Select
End Function

' Spells digits
Function SpellDigits(s As String) As String
Dim i As Long
Dim Result As String
For i = 1 To Len(s)
Result = Result & " " & GetDigit(Mid(s, i, 1), True)
Next i
SpellDigits = Trim(Result)
End Function``````

Use like this in a cell formula:

=SpellNumber(A1)