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How to use Excel IF function

How to use Excel IF function


All the basic information regarding Excel IF function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)

Function: IF
Function Category: Logical
Description: Specifies a logical test to perform
Return Value: The values you supply for TRUE or FALSE
Syntax: =IF (logical_test, [value_if_true], [value_if_false])
Applies to: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Other languages: English: IF
French: SI
German: IF
Spanish: SI
Dutch: ALS
Italian: SE
Russian: ЕСЛИ
Danish: HVIS
Swedish: OM
Portuguese (Brazil): SE
Polish: JEŻELI
Finnish: JOS
Norwegian: HVIS
Portuguese (Portugal): SE
Czech: KDYŽ
Hungarian: HA
Turkish: EĞER
All Other Languages: IF
Related Functions: COUNTIF, SUMIF, AND, OR



Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.


=IF (logical_test, [value_if_true], [value_if_false])

logical_test A value or logical expression that can be evaluated as TRUE or FALSE.
value_if_true [optional] The value to return when logical_test evaluates to TRUE.
value_if_false [optional] The value to return when logical_test evaluates to FALSE.



Check the video below to see How to use IF Formula in Excel with some examples:


Here we provide a list of useful links which we think can be useful while trying to learn Excel IF statement usage with some examples and tips.

Microsoft Office support page – Excel IF function:

Excel IF function examples and FAQ:



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