Microsoft Excel interprets a blank cell as zero, and not as empty or blank. Therefore, any cells that are blank are evaluated as zero in the function. More information. If you are checking a cell for a zero value and the cell is blank, the test evaluates to true. For example, if you have the following formula in cell A1: =IF(B1=0,"zero","blank")

*Oct 28, 2019 · Using the IF function in Excel - formula examples. IF examples for numbers; How to use the IF function with text values; Using Excel IF function with dates; Excel IF statement for blank, non-blank cells; Excel IF function - syntax and usage. The IF function is one of Excel's logical functions that evaluates a certain condition and returns the ...*Re: If No Data Leave It Blank (cell Contains Formula) Ok, finally accomplished what I wanted maybe someone will find it useful in the future, to lock certain columns and leave others editable (in my example I wanted to leave A, B and C editable) In this case lets test for any value greater than 100. This formula here is similar to the first part of an IF function in Excel®. I.e. it is a formula that returns either TRUE or FALSE. So we are going to enter the following formula in the field (where B7 is the top left cell in our range): =B7>100 [include the ‘=’ at the start of the ... Nov 23, 2012 · Step # 2 -- Insert value in all blank cells When the new box appears, click on "blanks" and then press the "ok" button. All the blank cells in the selected range will be highlighted. Type "no" and...