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## NOT function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is NOT function in Excel? NOT function is one of the Logical functions in Microsoft Excel that is used when you want to make sure one value is not equal to another. Examples of NOT function Examples Here are some general examples of using NOT by itself, and in conjunction with IF, AND and OR. Formula Description =NOT(A2>100) A2 is NOT greater than 100 =IF(AND(NOT(A2>1),NOT(A2<100)),A2,”The value is out of…

## How to test for all values in a range are at least in Excel

To test if all values in a range are at least a certain threshold value, you can use the COUNTIF function together with the NOT function. Formula =NOT(COUNTIF(range,”<65″)) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in G5 is: =NOT(COUNTIF(B5:F5,”<65″)) How this formula works At the core, this formula uses the COUNTIF function to count any cells that fall below a…

## Highlight column differences in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight column differences in Excel using the example below; Formula =\$A1<>\$B1 Explanation If you want to highlight the differences between two columns of data with conditional formatting you can do so with a simple formula that uses the” not equal to” operator (e.g. <>) and mixed references. For example, if you have similar data in B2:B11…

## If NOT this or that in Excel

This tutorial shows how to calculate If NOT this or that in Excel using the example below; Formula =IF(NOT(OR(A1=”red”,A1=”green”)),”x”,””) Explanation If you want to do something specific when a cell is NOT this or that (i.e. is NOT equal to X or Y, etc.) you can use the IF function in combination with the NOT and OR functions to run a test, then…

## If cell is not blank in Excel

This tutorial shows how to calculate If cell is not blank in Excel using the example below; Formula =IF(A1<>””,”Not blank”,”Blank”) Explanation If you want to test a cell and take some action if the cell is not blank (not empty), you can use a simple formula based on the IF function. In the example shown, we have a simple task list with…

## Count cells that contain numbers in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that contain numbers in Excel using the example below; Formula =COUNT(range) Explanation To count the number of cells that are not blank, use the COUNT function. In the example, the active cell contains this formula: =COUNT(B4:B8) How this formula works The COUNT function is fully automatic. It counts the number of cells in the…

## 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…

## How to use Excel NOT Function

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the NOT function with syntax and examples. Excel NOT Function Description The Excel NOT function returns the opposite to a supplied logical value. That is, If supplied with the value TRUE, the Not function returns FALSE; If supplied with the value FALSE, the Not function returns TRUE. Excel Not Function Examples The following…

## 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…