Excel TRUE Function

HomeExcel FunctionsExcel TRUE Function (Example + Sample File)


The Excel TRUE Function is listed under Microsoft Excel's Logical Functions category. It returns a logical value TRUE (a boolean). The TRUE return by the TRUE function is the same as you enter TRUE in a cell manually and it is equivalent to the numeric value 1.

How to use it

To learn how to use the TRUE function in Excel, you need to understand its syntax and arguments:




  • It has no arguments.


  • TRUE and TRUE() both are identical.
  • TRUE has a value of 0.
  • Using TRUE without parentheses will also give you the same result.


To master the TRUE function we need to try it out in an example, so make sure to check out the below one:

In the below example, we have used TRUE() and TRUE, in the same manner, and both return the same value. You can also use TRUE in the numeric calculation as it has 1 value.

Related functions

This tutorial is the part of our Excel Functions with Examples (Function Guide) and below are some of the related functions:

About the Author

Puneet Gogia

Puneet is using Excel since his college days. He helped thousands of people to understand the power of the spreadsheets and learn Microsoft Excel. You can find him online, tweeting about Excel, on a running track, or sometimes hiking up a mountain.