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## Is there an Instr function in Excel?

The Microsoft Excel INSTR function returns the position of the first occurrence of a substring in a string. The INSTR function is a built-in function in Excel that is categorized as a String/Text Function. It can be used as a VBA function (VBA) in Excel.

## What is equivalent of Instr in Excel?

The Find or Search functions are the equivalent of Instr.

**What is the formula for finding a string in Excel?**

Cell contains specific text

- Generic formula. =ISNUMBER(SEARCH(substring,text))
- To check if a cell contains specific text, you can use the SEARCH function together with the ISNUMBER function.
- The SEARCH function returns the position of the search string when found, and the #VALUE!
- How to use formula criteria (50 examples)

### What do you use to start a formula in Excel?

Examples

### How do you type a formula in Excel?

– Select the cell in which you want the combined data. – Type the formula, with text inside double quotes. For example: =”Due in ” & A3 & ” days” NOTE: To separate the text strings from the numbers, end or begin – Press Enter to complete the formula.

**What are the basic formulas in Excel?**

Excel Formulas Description; CONCATENATE =CONCATENATE(text1,text2,…) Joins several text items into one text item. Easier to use ‘&’ instead of the function usually. FLOOR =FLOOR(number,significance) Rounds a number down, toward zero BINOMDIST =BINOMDIST(number_s,trials,probability_s,cumulative)

#### How to insert logical formula in Excel?

Take a dataset of students.