How to Reverse a Text String in Google Sheets

To reverse a text string in Google Sheets, you can use a custom formula that combines the MID, RIGHT, LEFT, and LEN functions. This formula will reverse the characters in the text string, allowing you to manipulate the data in your spreadsheet as needed.

Here are the step-by-step instructions to reverse a text string in Google Sheets:

  1. Open your Google Sheets document or create a new one.
  2. Click on the cell where you want the reversed text string to appear.
  3. Insert the following formula into the cell:
  1. Replace "A1" with the cell reference containing the text string you want to reverse. For example, if your text string is in cell B2, change the formula to:
  1. Press Enter, and the reversed text string will appear in the selected cell.


Let's say you have a text string "Hello, World!" in cell A1 and you want to reverse it in cell B1. Follow these steps:

  1. Click on cell B1.
  2. Insert the following formula:
  1. Press Enter.

The reversed text string "!dlroW ,olleH" will appear in cell B1.

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