Excel ISTEXT function
The ISTEXT function checks whether a value is a text. If the given value is a text, it returns TRUE. Otherwise, it returns FALSE.
Value (required): The value you want to check. It can be entered as one of the following:
-- A cell reference;
-- A formula;
-- A hardcoded value.
1. It returns one of the following logical values:
-- TRUE: Returns TRUE If a cell contains any value other than text. The values can be one of the following:
- - FALSE: Returns FALSE if a cell contains text.
5) Non-text values returned by formulas.
Tips: It also returns FALSE for empty cells.
2. If a cell contains a formula, this function checks the result of the formula.
It returns a logical value, which is TRUE or FALSE.
To distinguish between text and non-text cells in the following table, you can do as follows.
Select a cell, for example C6, enter the formula below and press the Enter key to get the first result. Select this result cell and then drag its AutoFill Handle down to get the rest of the results.
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