How To Use Excel ISNONTEXT Function

how to use excel isnontext function

Quick Intro

Use Excel ISNUMBER Function to verify if a cell contains a non-text value. If that value is non-text it will return TRUE, else FALSE.



  • value A Cell or a value which you want to test.

More Information on Excel ISNONTEXT Function

  • If a number is enclosed in double quotation marks will be treated as text & formula will return FALSE.


In the below example, I have used this function with IF Function to deliver a message to the user if a non-text value will enter into the cell.

Examples For Excel ISNONTEXT Function

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What’s Next?

To learn more about Excel ISNONTEXT Function you can check Microsoft’s Help Section. And, if you have a unique idea to use it, I would love to hear from you.

There is also you have ISFORMULA function which is highly useful. Apart from this, I have a list of excel functions and some real life formulas examples.