ChrW Function [VBA]

Returns the Unicode character that corresponds to the specified character code.

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This function or constant is enabled with the statement Option VBASupport 1 placed before the executable program code in a module.


ChrW(Expression As Integer)

Return value:



Expression: Numeric variables that represent a valid 16 bit Unicode value (0-65535). An empty value returns error code 5. A value out of the range [0,65535] returns error code 6.

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call

6 Overflow


Sub ExampleChrW

 ' This example inserts the greek letter Alpha and Omega in a string.

 MsgBox "From "+ ChrW(913)+" to " + ChrW(937)

 ' The printout appears in the dialog as: From Α to Ω

End Sub