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How to Use the Excel TRUE Function

We can use the TRUE function to return a result if the criteria is satisfied. The steps below will walk through the process.

Figure 1: How to Use the TRUE Function

Syntax

=TRUE()

Formula

=IF(B4>60,TRUE())

Setting up the Data

  • We will set up the data by inputting the SUBJECTS into Column A
  • Column B will contain the scores for each subject
  • Column C is where we want the formula to return the result for the TRUE Function

Figure 2: Setting up the Data

Using the True Function

  • We will click on Cell C4
  • We will insert the formula below into the cell
    =
    IF(B4>60,TRUE())
  • We will press the enter key

Figure 3: Output of the TRUE function for Cell B4

  • We will click on Cell C4 again
  • We will double-click on the fill handle (the small plus sign at the bottom right of Cell C4) and drag down to copy the formula into the other cells

Figure 4: Result of the TRUE Function

Explanation

The value in the cell is checked if it is greater than 60. If it is, the IF Function returns TRUE and FALSE if otherwise.

Note

If we enter logical expressions such as =B4>60 into Cell C4, we will still get the same return value of TRUE.

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