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ISTEXT Function

Checks if a value is text, and returns TRUE or FALSE.

ISTEXT(<value>)

Term

Definition

value

The value you want to check.

TRUE if the value is text; otherwise FALSE

The following examples show the behavior of the ISTEXT function.

//RETURNS: Is Text
=IF(ISTEXT("text"), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")

//RETURNS: Is Text
=IF(ISTEXT(""), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")

//RETURNS: Is Non-Text
=IF(ISTEXT(1), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")

//RETURNS: Is Non-Text
=IF(ISTEXT(BLANK()), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")
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