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Syntax For Excel NOT Function

What is the use of Excel NOT Function?

By using Excel Not Function you can reverse a logical value. In simple words, It will convert TRUE to FALSE & FALSE To TRUE. If any formula results in a logical value or a cell has a logical value it will reverse that value.

Defination for Excel NOT Function

In above example, I have converted logical value TRUE to FALSE by using NOT Function.

Syntax for Excel NOT Function


logical Value you want to test to reverse the logical value. [Required]

Additional Information on Excel NOT Function

  • If you refer to a blank cell it will treat that value as a TRUE.

Examples for NOT Function

Examples For Excel NOT Function With Numbers

In above example, I have used numbers instead of logical values. As you know logical values have values in number. You can also use NOT function with numbers as well. As 0 is equal to FALSE, NOT has converted it into TRUE. And, any number other than 0 will be treated as TRUE & converted into FALSE.

Examples For Excel NOT Function With Formulas

In above example, I have used NOT Function with formulas. While comparing values from two cells I have reversed the logical results. You can use this function where you need to reverse the logical value.

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