## HOW DO YOU DO IF statement in Excel if cell is blank?

Use the ISBLANK function to test if a cell is empty or not. For example, =ISBLANK(A1) will return TRUE if A1 is empty, and FALSE if A1 contains text a formula (even if the formula returns an empty string “”).

## How do you return a blank cell if a reference cell is blank?

If you have a formula in a worksheet, and the cell referenced by the formula is blank, then the formula still returns a zero value. For instance, if you have the formula =A3, then the formula returns the contents of cell A3, unless cell A3 is blank. In that case, the formula returns a value of zero.

**Does Isblank work if there is a formula in the cell?**

A visually blank cell will have no characters to count. As per previous comments, ISBLANK will return FALSE even if your formula in cell C1 returns an empty string (“”). ISBLANK will return TRUE only when a given cell is “truly” blank, i.e. does not contain any formulas or values.

**How do you show no value if a cell is blank?**

Under Display options for this worksheet, select a worksheet, and then do one of the following:

- To display zero (0) values in cells, select the Show a zero in cells that have zero value check box.
- To display zero values as blank cells, clear the Show a zero in cells that have zero value check box.

### How to enter / display text or message in cells are blank in Excel?

If you can copy the specific range into other place in Excel, we can apply the IF function to enter or display text if cells are blank in the specific range easily. Select a blank cell, enter the formula =IF (A1=””,”NO DATA”,A1), and then drag the Fill Handle to the range you need.

### What to do when cell is not blank in Excel?

Excel contains a function made to test for blank cells called ISBLANK. To use the ISBLANK, you can revise the formula as follows: To take an action only when the cell is not blank (not empty), you can use a formula based on the IF function. In the example shown, column D holds task complete dates.

**How is the isblank function used in Excel?**

ISBLANK function to check blank or null values. If a cell is blank, then it returns TRUE, else returns FALSE. Following examples will explain the difference to evaluate Blank or Not Blank cells using IF statement.

**How to display a blank cell in mrexcel?**

If you forgot your password, you can reset your password . I am trying to write a formula that will display a blank cell instead of “#Value!” so instead the result of B28+C27 = #Value! Any Help would be greatly appreciated!!! To shade all formula cells: Home, Find & Select, Formulas to select all formulas.