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ISTEXT: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use ISTEXT in Google Sheets?

ISTEXT is a function in Google Sheets that allows you to extract text from a cell. To use ISTEXT, simply enter the following formula in a cell:

ISTEXT(cell_containing_text)

For example, if you wanted to extract the text from the cell A1, you would enter the following formula:

ISTEXT(A1)

The text from the cell A1 will then be returned in the cell that you entered the formula in.

What is the syntax of ISTEXT in Google Sheets?

ISTEXT is a function in Google Sheets that allows you to extract text from a given range of cells. The syntax is as follows: ISTEXT(cell range).

What is an example of how to use ISTEXT in Google Sheets?

ISTEXT is a function in Google Sheets that can be used to determine whether a cell contains text. The function takes one argument, which is the cell reference of the cell you want to test. If the cell contains text, the function will return TRUE. If the cell does not contain text, the function will return FALSE.

When should you not use ISTEXT in Google Sheets?

ISTEXT should not be used in Google Sheets when you are trying to import data from a text file. If you try to import data from a text file using the ISTEXT function, you will get an error. The ISTEXT function can only be used to import data from a text file when the text file is in CSV format.

What are some similar formulae to ISTEXT in Google Sheets?

ISTEXT is an Excel function that returns the text value of a cell. Other similar formulae in Google Sheets include the TEXT function, which returns the text value of a cell, and the VALUE function, which converts a text string to a numeric value. The AVERAGE function calculates the average of a list of numbers, and the MAX function returns the maximum value from a list of numbers. The MIN function returns the minimum value from a list of numbers, and the SUM function calculates the sum of a list of numbers.

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