Excel Puzzle

Given a number, convert it into excel row/column format. For example, 0 is A, 26 is AA, 701 is ZZ, 702 is AAA etc.

I came up with the following C++ code:

 #include <iostream>
#include <cstdio>
#include <string>

using std::string;
using std::cout;
using std::cin;
using std::endl;

void printit(int number) {

int res;

if (number/26) {
printit((number/26) – 1);

res = number % 26;
printf(“%c”, res+65);

// Program to print a given number in excel row/column format.
int main() {

while(1) {
cout << “Enter a number: “;
int number;
cin >> number;

if (!cin) {
return 1;

cout <<endl;



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