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AND function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is AND function in Excel? AND function is one of the Logical functions in Microsoft Excel that is used to determine if all conditions in a test are TRUE. Examples of AND function Here are some general examples of using AND by itself, and in conjunction with the IF function. Formula Description =AND(A2>1,A2<100) Displays TRUE if A2 is greater than 1 AND less than 100, otherwise it…

How to set check register balance in Excel

This tutorial shows how to set a check register formula that calculates a running balance and also, blank values using formula based on simple addition and subtraction. See illustrations below: Formula =balance-debit+credit Explanation In the example shown, the formula in G6 is: =G5-E6+F6 How this formula works The value in G5 is hard-coded. The formula picks up the value in G5,…

Check if multiple cells have same value with case sensitive in Excel

To verify that multiple cells have the same value with a case-sensitive formula, you can use a simple array formula based on the EXACT and AND functions. See example below: Formula {=AND(EXACT(range,value))} Explanation In the example shown, the formula in G5 is: =AND(EXACT(B5:F5,B5)) This is an array formula and must be entered with control + shift + enter How this…

Check multiple cells are equal in Excel

To confirm two ranges of the same size contain the same values, you can use a simple array formula based on the AND function. See illustration below: Formula {=AND(range1=range2)} Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C9 is: {=AND(B5:D12=F5:H12)} Note: this is an array formula and must be entered with control + shift + enter. How this formula works The AND…

How to check if cell contains some words but not others in Excel

To test a cell to see if contains certain words but not others, you can use an array formula based on the COUNT and SEARCH functions, wrapped in the AND function. Formula {=AND(COUNT(SEARCH(inc,A1))>0,COUNT(SEARCH(exc,A1))=0)} Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C5 is: {=AND(COUNT(SEARCH(inc,B5))>0,COUNT(SEARCH(exc,B5))=0)} This formula returns TRUE when B5 contains any of the words in the named range inc and none…

Excel Data validation whole percentage only

Set criteria to allow whole percentage only without decimals. To allow only whole number percentages like 5%, 10% and not 5.5%, 10.25%, etc. you can use data validation with a custom formula based on the TRUNC function. Formula =TRUNC(A1*100)=(A1*100) Notes: Data validation rules are triggered when a user adds or changes a cell value. Cell references in data validation formulas are…

Excel Data validation require unique number

Set criteria to accept only unique number, ie no duplicate. To allow only unique numbers in a given range, you can use data validation with a custom formula based on the AND, ISNUMBER, and COUNTIF functions. Formula =AND(ISNUMBER(A1),COUNTIF(range,A1)<2) Cell references in data validation formulas are relative to the upper left cell in the range selected when the validation rule is…

Excel Data validation only dates between

Set criteria to accept only dates in a particular period Excel has several built-in data validation rules for dates. This page explains how to create a your own validation rule based on a custom formula in case you want or need more control and flexibility. Formula =AND(A1>=date1),A1<=date2) Explanation To allow a user to enter only dates between two dates, you…

Excel Data validation date in next 30 days

Using the example below, this tutorial shows how to create Data validation date in next 30 days in Excel. Formula =AND(A1>TODAY(),A1<=(TODAY()+days)) Explanation Note: Excel has several built-in data validation rules for dates. This page explains how to create a your own validation rule based on a custom formula when you want more control and flexibility. To allow only a date in the next…

Excel Data validation allow uppercase only

Using the example below, this tutorial shows how to create Excel Data validation to allow uppercase only. Formula =AND(EXACT(A1,UPPER(A1)),ISTEXT(A1)) Explanation To allow a user to enter only uppercase TEXT,  you can use data validation with a custom formula based on the UPPER, EXACT, and AND functions. In the example shown, the data validation applied to C5:C7 is: =AND(EXACT(C5,UPPER(C5)),ISTEXT(C5)) How this formula works…

Highlight row and column intersection exact match in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight row and column intersection exact match in Excel using the example below; Formula =OR($A1=row_val,A$1=col_val) Explanation To highlight intersecting row(s) and column(s) with conditional formatting based on exact matching, you can use a simple formula based on mixed references and the OR function. In the example shown, the formula used to apply conditional formatting is:…

Highlight values not between X and Y in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight values not between X and Y in Excel using the example below; Formula =OR(A1<lower,A1>upper) Explanation If you want to use conditional formatting to highlight cells that are NOT between two values (a lower and upper limit), you can use a simple formula that returns TRUE when a value meets that condition. For example, if…

Highlight values between in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight values between in Excel using the example below; Formula =AND(A1>=lower,A1<=upper) Explanation Note: Excel contains many built-in “presets” for highlighting values above / below / between / equal to certain values, but if you want more flexibility you can apply conditional formatting using your own formula as explained in this article. If you want to…

Highlight rows with dates between In Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight rows with dates between In Excel using the example below; Formula =AND($A1>=start,$A1<=end) Explanation If you want to highlight rows that contain dates between two dates with conditional formatting, you can use a formula based on the AND and DATE functions. In the example, shown, the range B5:E11 has a conditional formatting rule applied using…

Highlight dates in the next N days in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight dates in the next N days in Excel  using the example below; Formula =AND(A1>TODAY(),A1<=(TODAY()+days)) Explanation If you want to highlight dates that occur in the next N days with conditional formatting, you can do so with a formula that uses the TODAY function with AND. This is a great way to visually flag things…

Highlight dates between in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight dates between in Excel using the example below; Formula =AND(A1>=date1,A1<=date2) Explanation If you want to highlight dates between two dates with conditional formatting, you can use a simple formula that uses the AND and DATE functions together. For example, if you have dates in the range B4:G11, and want to highlight cells that contain a…

Find duplicate values in two columns in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Find duplicate values in two columns in Excel using the example below; Formula =AND(COUNTIF(range1,A1),COUNTIF(range2,A1)) Explanation To highlight duplicate values in two or more columns, you can use conditional formatting with on a formula based on the COUNTIF and AND functions. In the example shown, the formula used to highlight duplicate values is: =AND(COUNTIF(range1,B5),COUNTIF(range2,B5)) Both ranges were…

Conditional formatting gantt chart in Excel

This tutorial shows how to work Conditional formatting gantt chart in Excel  using the example below; Formula =AND(date>=start,date<=end) Explanation To build a Gantt chart, you can use Conditional Formatting with a formula based on the AND function. In the example shown, the formula applied to D5 is: =AND(D$4>=$B5,D$4<=$C5) How this formula works The trick with this approach is the calendar header (row 4),…

If this AND that OR that in Excel

This tutorial shows how to calculate If this AND that OR that in Excel using the example below; Formula =IF(AND(A1=”x”,OR(B1=”y”,B1=”z”)),”x”,””) Explanation To test for various combinations of this AND that, or this OR that, you can use the IF function with the AND and OR functions. In the example shown, the formula in D6 is: =IF(AND(B6=”red”,OR(C6=”small”,C6=”medium”)),”x”,””) When an item is “red”, and either “small”…

If this AND that in Excel

This tutorial shows how to calculate If this AND that in Excel using the example below; Formula =IF(AND(A1=”this”,B1=”that”),”x”,””) Explanation If you want to do something specific when two or more conditions are TRUE, you can use the IF function in combination with the AND function to evaluate conditions with a test, then take one action if the result is TRUE, and (optionally) do…

If cell is x or y and z in Excel

This tutorial shows how to calculate If cell is x or y and z in Excel using the example below; Formula =IF(AND(OR(A1=x,A1=y),B1=z),”yes”,”no”) Explanation You can combine logical statements with the OR and AND functions inside the IF function. If color is red or green and quantity is greater than 10 In the example shown, we simply want to “mark” or…

Extract data with helper column in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Extract data with helper column in Excel using the example below; Formula =IF(rowcheck,INDEX(data,MATCH(rownum,helper,0),column),””) Explanation One way to extract data in Excel is to use INDEX and MATCH with a helper column that marks matching data. This avoids the complexity of a more advanced array formula. In the example shown, the formula in H6 is: =IF($G6<=ct,INDEX(data,MATCH($G6,helper,0),1),””)…

How to use Excel AND Function

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the AND function with syntax and examples. Excel AND Function Description Microsoft Excel AND function tests a number of supplied conditions and returns TRUE if all conditions are TRUE. It returns FALSE if any of the conditions are FALSE. That is; TRUE if ALL of the conditions evaluate to TRUE or FALSE otherwise (i.e. if ANY of the conditions evaluate…

Excel If, Nested If, And/Or Criteria Examples

IF function is one of the most used functions in Excel. This page contains many easy to follow IF examples. Simple If Examples The IF function checks whether a condition is met, and returns one value if true and another value if false. 1a. For example, take a look at the IF function in cell B2 below. Explanation: if the price is…

IF, AND, OR and NOT Functions Examples in Excel

Learn how to use Excel’s logical functions such as the IF, AND, OR and NOT function. If The IF function checks whether a condition is met, and returns one value if true and another value if false. 1. For example, take a look at the IF function in cell C2 below. Above Case Study Explanation: if the score is greater than or…