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## Revision as of 13:04, 17 May 2010

## LEN

Returns the length of a text string.

### Syntax:

**LEN(text)**

- returns the number of characters in the text
, including spaces.**text**

### Example:

**LEN("red car")**

- returns
.**7**

**LEN(123.4)**

- returns
(numbers are converted to text).**5**