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Convert Numbers to Words in Google Sheets: A Guide

Jason Gong
App automation expert
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Google Sheets
April 15, 2024

Use the NumberText add-on to convert numbers to words or currency formats in Google Sheets. This add-on introduces two custom functions, NUMBERTEXT and MONEYTEXT, for easy conversion.

Enhance data readability and presentation by converting numbers to words.

Streamline your Google Sheets workflow and automate tasks with Bardeen, from data conversion to managing multilingual data efficiently.

How to Convert Number to Words in Google Sheets

Converting numbers to words in Google Sheets is a task that doesn't have a built-in function. However, a developer named Alexander Ivanov has created a solution through a Google Sheets add-on called NumberText. This add-on introduces two custom functions, NUMBERTEXT and MONEYTEXT, which can convert numbers into words or currency formats, respectively.

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Installing the NumberText Add-on

To use the NumberText add-on in Google Sheets, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Extensions tab in Google Sheets.
  2. Select Add-ons > Get add-ons.

      2. In the Google Workspace Marketplace, search for the NumberText add-on.

      3. Click on NumberText and then click Install.

      4. Grant the necessary permissions to the add-on by clicking Allow.

Once installed, the NUMBERTEXT and MONEYTEXT functions will be available for use in your Google Sheets.

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To convert a number to words, use the NUMBERTEXT function. For example:


This formula will return "one hundred twenty-three point one two three".

To convert a number into currency words, use the MONEYTEXT function. For instance:


This formula will return "One hundred fifteen Indian rupees".

If you want to capitalize the first letter of each word in the result, you can wrap the formula with the PROPER function:


These functions provide a straightforward way to convert numbers to words or currency formats in Google Sheets, enhancing the readability and presentation of your data.

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Automate Google Sheets Tasks with Bardeen: Enhance Productivity

Converting numbers to words in Google Sheets can significantly enhance data readability and presentation, especially in financial or educational documents. While this task may be performed manually or through scripts, Bardeen offers a seamless way to automate not just this, but many other related tasks within Google Sheets to streamline your workflow and increase productivity.

Here are some examples of how Bardeen can automate tasks in Google Sheets:

  1. Copy Google News for a keyword and save results to Google Sheets: Automatically gather and record the latest news related to specific keywords directly into your Google Sheets. This is perfect for keeping track of industry trends or competitor news without manual searches.
  2. Send a Slack message counting the rows in a Google Sheet: Keep your team updated with the latest metrics by automatically sending Slack messages with row counts from your spreadsheet, ensuring everyone is on the same page.
  3. Save a Google Translate translation to Google Sheets: If you're working with multilingual data, this automation can save translations directly to your sheets, simplifying language management and data analysis.

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