How to use “REPT” function in Excel

REPT function is used to repeat the text or cell reference to multiple times. Function has two “Required” arguments i.e. text and number_times

Syntax Description:

Text argument [Required] is used to give the text or cell reference that you want to repeat

number_times argument [Required], is used to give the numeric value for number of times you want text to repeat

Example 1: Exploring “REPT” function with various examples:

Here we have some examples, where “Column A” has various values, “Column B” represents the number of times value should be repeated and “Column C” shows the output of the function. Explanation is also provided for your reference:

We will be using REPT function as follows:

REPT Function - learn excel formulas
Things to Remember:

– Spaces available in a string is counted as characters

– If number_times argument has “0”(Zero) value, it will show output as “Blank/Empty text”

– Value in number_times argument should NOT be “Negative value or Text” otherwise output will return with error

– Function should give output in “General” format, however if output is not as per the desired format then we need to change the cell format to “GENERAL”.

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