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IS functions: ISBLANK, ISERR, ISERROR, ISLOGICAL, ISNA, ISNONTEXT, ISNUMBER, ISREF, ISTEXT

What is IS function in Excel? IS functions, ISBLANK, ISERR, ISERROR, ISLOGICAL, ISNA, ISNONTEXT, ISNUMBER, ISREF, ISTEXT are under the Information functions in Microsoft Excel. Each of these functions, referred to collectively as the IS functions, checks the specified value and returns TRUE or FALSE depending on the outcome. For example, the ISBLANK function returns the logical value TRUE if the value argument is a reference…

How to strip numeric characters from cell in Excel

To remove numeric characters from a text string, you can try this experimental formula based on the TEXTJOIN function, new in Excel 2016. Formula {=TEXTJOIN(“”,TRUE,IF(ISERR(MID(A1, ROW(INDIRECT(“1:100”)),1)+0), MID(A1,ROW(INDIRECT(“1:100″)),1),””))} Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C5 is: =TEXTJOIN(“”,TRUE,IF(ISERR(MID(B5, ROW(INDIRECT(“1:100”)),1)+0), MID(B5,ROW(INDIRECT(“1:100″)),1),””)) Note: this is an array formula and must be entered with control + shift + enter. How this formula works…

Count cells that contain errors in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that contain errors in Excel using the example below; Formula =SUMPRODUCT(–ISERR(range)) Explanation To count cells that contain errors, you can use the ISERR function, wrapped in the SUMPRODUCT function.  In the example shown, E5 cell contains this formula: =SUMPRODUCT(–ISERROR(B5:B9)) How this formula works SUMPRODUCT accepts one or more arrays, multiplies the arrays together, and returns…

Count cells that do not contain errors in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that do not contain errors in Excel using the example below; Formula =SUMPRODUCT(–NOT(ISERR(range))) Explanation To count the number of cells that contain errors, you can use the ISERR and NOT functions, wrapped in the SUMPRODUCT function. In the example, the active cell contains this formula: =SUMPRODUCT(–NOT(ISERR(B4:B8))) How this formula works SUMPRODUCT accepts one…