Excel ISBLANK Formula

This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel ISBLANK Function in Excel to test if a cell is blank, with formula examples.

ISBLANK Function Description:

The ISBLANK Function Test if cell is blank. Returns TRUE or FALSE.

Formula Examples:

isblank function examples

Example Formula Result
Blank =ISBLANK(C5) True
Text =ISBLANK(C6) False
Number =ISBLANK(C7) False
Error =ISBLANK(C8) False

Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the ISBLANK Formula is:

Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

value – The test value

Additional Notes

Use the ISBLANK Function to test if cell is blank. Simply enter the desired cell reference into the ISBLANK Formula. ISBLANK returns TRUE if blank, else FALSE.

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How to use the ISBLANK Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:
After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
isblank formula syntax
You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=ISBLANK(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut CTRL + A (A for Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
how to use the isblank function in excel

For more information about the ISBLANK Formula visit the
Microsoft Website.

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