ISDATE function

The ISDATE function returns whether a value is a date. 

Parts of an ISDATE function

ISDATE(value)

Part Description
value The value to be verified as a date.

Sample formulas

ISDATE("7/20/1969")
ISDATE(“July 20”)
ISDATE(A1)

Notes

Ensure your date has quotation marks around it, unless it’s a reference to a cell.

Examples

  A B
1 Formula Result
2 =ISDATE(“July 20 1969”) TRUE
3 =ISDATE(“1969-20-07”) TRUE
4 =ISDATE(“July”) FALSE
5 =ISDATE(“Feb 30”) FALSE
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