ISTEXT function in Excel

Excel Data Validation enables user set rules to control the type of data or the values that users enter into a cell

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:… read more »

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… read more »

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… read more »

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