Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the ISBLANK and COUNTBLANK functions to check for and tabulate blank cells, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- It's important, at times,…to recognize when cells are blank.…It's also important, at times,…to be able to tabulate how many…blank cells there might be.…This is a small amount of data…we're seeing on this worksheet,…Columns A through G, only goes down to Row 16.…But let's imagine a simple little test here…to see if a cell is blank or not.…Now, let's imagine that, maybe,…we're going to have some additional…bonuses, possibly, additional thoughts…related to the benefits package…that some people have here.…Let's make a simple test to see…if an entry in Column F is blank.…
We can do this with a function called ISBLANK.…Now, sometimes you'll use this with the IF function.…You can use it by itself as well.…*isblank, left parentheses.…I'm clicking Cell F2,…and we don't have to put in the right parentheses.…I'll press Control+Enter here,…and then simply drag it down the column.…Now, first of all, that is not blank,…therefore, we get the answer FALSE.…If it were blank, we'd see TRUE.…Drag this down the column for the remainder.…
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