Wrox Programmer Forums
Go Back   Wrox Programmer Forums > Microsoft Office > Excel VBA > Excel VBA
Excel VBA Discuss using VBA for Excel programming.
Welcome to the p2p.wrox.com Forums.

You are currently viewing the Excel VBA section of the Wrox Programmer to Programmer discussions. This is a community of software programmers and website developers including Wrox book authors and readers. New member registration was closed in 2019. New posts were shut off and the site was archived into this static format as of October 1, 2020. If you require technical support for a Wrox book please contact http://hub.wiley.com
Old October 8th, 2012, 02:10 PM
Authorized User
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Int to Char and Char to Int Function

I am trying to convert an int to a three character string. I need to convert 1 into "001."

The built in INT() and CHAR() functions do not work.

I have created a workaround by using switch statements which works in the short term but is not an elegant solution.

Function Int_to_Char(temp As Integer) As String
    Select Case temp
    Case 1
        Int_to_Char = "001"
    Case 2
        Int_to_Char = "002"
    Case 3
        Int_to_Char = "003"

Function Char_to_Int(temp As String) As Integer
    Select Case temp
    Case "001"
        Char_to_Int = 1
    Case "002"
        Char_to_Int = 2
    Case "003"
Can anyone show me a quick way to do the above conversion?
Old December 20th, 2012, 07:27 PM
Friend of Wrox
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 163
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

To 0 pad a number just do something like this within your code:

'The following line makes sure integer is 3 digits long and places it in a string
  Dim sMyString As String
  sMyString = Right("00" & iTemp, 3)
  MsgBox sMyString
To return a number is a very simple number
'The following line grabs integer value of a string
  Dim iMyInt As Long
  iMyInt = Val("001")
  MsgBox iMyInt

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Book pg 56 - char vs. signed char kkinderen BOOK: Ivor Horton's Beginning Visual C++ 2010 14 July 13th, 2012 12:28 AM
Big challenge here! How to convert char* to char^? samiswt Visual C++ 2005 1 November 30th, 2007 09:09 PM
Convert a char to int!!!!?? vtvb C++ Programming 6 March 18th, 2006 05:51 AM
Want to reiterate on my char to int problem CNewbie C++ Programming 0 April 2nd, 2004 12:47 AM
convert char to int does not work yasaman C# 1 August 6th, 2003 10:39 AM

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright (c) 2020 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.