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# Tag: ISTEXT function

## 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…

## 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…

## Excel Data validation allow text only

This tutorial shows how to create Data validation to allow text only in Excel using the example below; Formula =ISTEXT(A1) Explanation To allow only text in a cell, you can use data validation with a custom formula based on the ISTEXT function. In the example shown, the data validation applied to C5:C9 is: =ISTEXT(C5) How this formula works Data validation rules…

## Count cells that contain text in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that contain text in Excel using the example below; Formula =COUNTIF(range,”*”) Explanation To count the number of cells that contain text (i.e. not numbers, not errors, not blank), use the COUNTIF function and a wildcard. “*” is a wildcard matching any number of characters. Do you want to count cells that contain specific text? See this formula…