Convert column letter to column number

You can convert the column letter into its corresponding column number

 A
1=COLUMN(INDIRECT("A"&"1")) = 1
2=COLUMN(INDIRECT("B"&"1")) = 2
3=COLUMN(INDIRECT("C"&"1")) = 3
4=COLUMN(INDIRECT("Z"&"1")) = 26
5=COLUMN(INDIRECT("AZ"&"1")) = 52

Built-in Functions

COLUMN - The column number of a cell reference.
INDIRECT - The text string of the contents of a given cell reference.


VBA Code

Col_Number - VBA equivalent


Related Formulas

Convert column number to column letter


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