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Excel ISREF function

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2022-06-07

The ISREF function checks whether a given value is a reference. If the given value is a reference, it returns TRUE. Otherwise, it returns FALSE.

Syntax

=ISREF(value)

Arguments

Value (required): The value you want to check. It can be entered as one of the following:
-- A cell reference;
-- A range;
-- A named range;
-- Some functions that can return a reference, such as the INDIRECT function and the OFFSET function.

Remarks

1. It returns one of the following logical values:
-- TRUE: Returns TRUE If the given value is a valid reference.
- - FALSE: Returns FALSE if the given value is an invalid reference.

Return value

It returns a logical value, which is TRUE or FALSE.

Example

The table below shows the results of the ISREF function in different examples.


Related Functions

Excel ISNONTEXT function
The ISNONTEXT function checks whether a value is non-text and returns a logical value of TRUE or FALSE.

Excel ISNUMBER function
The ISNUMBER function checks whether a value is a number.

Excel ISTEXT function
The ISTEXT function checks whether a value is a text.

Excel ISODD function
The ISODD function checks whether a value is an odd number.

Excel ISBLANK Function
The ISBLANK function returns TRUE if a cell is empty or blank and FALSE otherwise.

Excel ISERR Function
The ISERR function returns TRUE for any error type (except #N/A) and FALSE otherwise.


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