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ISTEXT

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This function tests whether a value, an expression, or contents of a referenced cell has text data.

Syntax

ISTEXT(cellreference)

ISTEXT(value)

ISTEXT(expression)

Arguments

Specify a cell reference, a numeric or text value, or an expression for the argument.

Remarks

Use this function to test the contents of a cell, a numeric or text value directly, or a function or expression.

If the data type of the argument is text, this function returns TRUE. If the data type of the argument is not text, this function returns FALSE. If the argument refers to an empty cell, this function returns FALSE.

Data Types

Accepts any data type for an argument. Returns Boolean (TRUE or FALSE) data.

Examples

ISTEXT(B3)

ISTEXT(R1C2)

ISTEXT("Total") gives the result TRUE

ISTEXT(12) gives the result FALSE

 

See Also

ISLOGICAL

ISNONTEXT

ISNUMBER

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