Author: Oscar Cronquist Article last updated on April 17, 2018

The ISNONTEXT function returns TRUE if value is not text, also returns TRUE if cell is empty.

Formula in cell C3:


Excel Function Syntax



value Required. The value you want to check if not text.


The ISNONTEXT function is very useful to identify error values in arrays. Most Excel functions return the same error value, however, this function returns FALSE if it encounters an error.