ISERROR

Checks whether a value is an error.

Sample Usage

ISERROR(A2)

ISERROR(A1/A2)

IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(B1, A1:A100, 1, FALSE)), "Result not found", VLOOKUP(B1, A1:A100, 1, FALSE))

Syntax

ISERROR(value)

  • value - The value to be verified as an error type.

    • ISERROR returns TRUE if value is any error, including #DIV/0!, #N/A, #NAME?,#NULL!, #NUM!, #VALUE!, and #REF!.

Notes

  • ISERROR returns TRUE on any error, unlike ISERR, which returns TRUE on all errors except for #N/A. Ensure that the correct call is used.

  • This function is most often used in conjunction with IF in conditional statements.

See Also

ISTEXT: Checks whether a value is text.

ISREF: Checks whether a value is a valid cell reference.

ISODD: Checks whether the provided value is odd.

ISNUMBER: Checks whether a value is a number.

ISNONTEXT: Checks whether a value is non-textual.

ISNA: Checks whether a value is the error `#N/A`.

ISLOGICAL: Checks whether a value is `TRUE` or `FALSE`.

ISEVEN: Checks whether the provided value is even.

ISERR: Checks whether a value is an error other than `#N/A`.

ISBLANK: Checks whether the referenced cell is empty.

IF: Returns one value if a logical expression is `TRUE` and another if it is `FALSE`.

Examples

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