IFNA function

This function will return a specified value if your given expression results in an #N/A error. Only the #N/A! error will result in the alternate value.

Syntax

IFNA(Expression, Value if #N/A!)

  • Expression (required) – This is part of the formula that is checked for an #N/A error.
  • Value if #N/A! (required) – This is the value that is returned if the expression results in an #N/A! error.

Example

In this example we use the IFNA function with a VLOOKUP function. If the VLOOKUP function results in an #N/A! error (ie the lookup value was not found), then the IFNA function will return the text “Item not found”.

=IFNA(VLOOKUP(D2,$A$2:$B$6,2,FALSE),"Item not found")

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