### Excel ISERROR Function

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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the **Excel ISERROR Function** in Excel to test if a cell results in an error, with formula examples.

## ISERROR Function Description:

The ISERROR Function Test if cell value is an error. Returns TRUE or FALSE.

## Formula Examples:

Example | Formula | Result |
---|---|---|

Blank | =ISERROR(C5) | False |

Text | =ISERROR(C6) | False |

Number | =ISERROR(C7) | False |

#N/A Error | =ISERROR(C8) | True |

Other Error | =ISERROR(C9) | True |

## Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the ISERROR Formula is:

1 |
=ISERROR(VALUE) |

### Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

**value** – The test value

## Additional Notes

Enter the cell reference.

ISERROR returns TRUE if the cell contains any error. Alternatively, you can use the ISERR Function to ignore #N/A when testing for errors (returns FALSE).

## ISERROR Examples in VBA

You can also use the ISERROR function in VBA. Type:

`application.worksheetfunction.iserror(value)`

For the function arguments (value, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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## How to use the ISERROR Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:

`=AND(`

After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:

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 “=ISERROR(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut **CTRL + A** (**A** for **A**rguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:

For more information about the ISERROR Formula visit the

Microsoft Website.