Excel - The TYPE function

Description

As the name already suggest the TYPE function returns the type of a value.
The value returned is a follows (based on their types)

  • For Numbers, 1 is returned
  • For Text, 2 is returned
  • For Logical value (TRUE or FALSE), 4 is returned
  • For Array, 64 is returned
  • For Error value (#N/A), 16 is returned

Syntax

TYPE(value)
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