Excel ISREF Function

Excel ISREF Function


The Excel ISREF returns TRUE when a cell contains a reference and FALSE if not. 


Test for a reference

Return value 

A logical value (TRUE or FALSE)


=ISREF (value)


  • value – The value to check.

Usage notes 

Use the ISREF function to check if value is a reference. ISREF will return TRUE when value is a reference and FALSE if not.

For example, =ISREF(A1) will return TRUE and =ISREF(“apple”) will return false.

ISREF is part of a group of functions called the IS functions that all return the logical values TRUE or FALSE.

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