ISTEXT

Checks if a value is text, and returns TRUE or FALSE.

Syntax

ISTEXT(<value>)  

Parameters

Term Definition
value The value you want to check.

Property Value/Return value

TRUE if the value is text; otherwise FALSE

Example

The following examples show the behavior of the ISTEXT function.

//RETURNS: Is Text  
=IF(ISTEXT("text"), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")  
  
//RETURNS: Is Text  
=IF(ISTEXT(""), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")  
  
//RETURNS: Is Non-Text  
=IF(ISTEXT(1), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")  
  
//RETURNS: Is Non-Text  
=IF(ISTEXT(BLANK()), "Is Text", "Is Non-Text")  

See also

Information functions (DAX)