Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Excel versions: 2007, 2010, and 2013. If you are using an earlier version (Excel 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Excel, click here: Determining an Integer Value.

Determining an Integer Value

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated August 20, 2018)

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VBA, true to its BASIC roots, provides a function to return the integer value of an expression. This means that anything to the right of the decimal point is truncated. Thus, if a formula would normally result in a value such as 18.73, then the integer value of that formula would result in 18.

The syntax for the integer function is as follows:

x = Int(y)

where x is the result and y is a value or an expression that evaluates to a value.

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ExcelTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Excel training. This tip (9931) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Determining an Integer Value.

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Allen Wyatt

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What is 6 - 5?

2018-08-20 07:41:22

Willy Vanhaelen

The expanation in this tip is true for positive numbers but if you want to remove anything to the right of the decimal point to be truncated for a negative number you have to use Fix(number).

Int(99.8) returns 99
Fix(99.2) returns 99

Int(-99.8) rururns -100
Fix(-99.8) returns -99

Int(-99.2) returns -100
Fix (-99.2) returns -99


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