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How to use Excel IF and OR functions

How to use Excel OR function


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

Function: OR
Function Category: Logical
Description: Returns TRUE if any argument is TRUE
Return Value: TRUE if any arguments evaluate TRUE; FALSE if not.
Syntax: =OR (logical1, [logical2], …)
Applies to: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Other languages: English: OR
French: OU
German: ODER
Spanish: O
Dutch: OF
Italian: O
Russian: ИЛИ
Danish: ELLER
Swedish: ELLER
Portuguese (Brazil): OU
Polish: LUB
Finnish: TAI
Norwegian: ELLER
Portuguese (Portugal): OU
Czech: NEBO
Hungarian: VAGY
Turkish: YADA
All Other Languages: OR
Related Functions: IF, AND



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


=OR (logical1, [logical2], …)

logical1 The first condition or logical value to evaluate.
logical2 [optional] The second condition or logical value to evaluate.



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Microsoft Office support page – Excel OR function:



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