Which extracts data where color is "RED", respecting upper and lower case.
How this formula works
This formula relies on the FILTER function to retrieve data based on a logical test. The array argument is provided as B5:D15, which contains all of the data without headers. The include argument is an expression based on the EXACT function:
Notice the position of TRUE corresponds to the row where the color is "RED".
This array returned directly to the FILTER function as the "include" argument. FILTER uses the array to filter data, and returns three rows where the color is "RED". Rows where the color is "Red" are not included.
To check if a cell contains specific text, you can use the SEARCH function together with the ISNUMBER function. In the generic version, substring is the specific text you are looking for, and text represents text in the cell you are testing. In the...
To filter data to include data based on a "contains specific text" logic, you can use the FILTER function with help from the ISNUMBER function and SEARCH function . In the example shown, the formula in F5 is: = FILTER ( B5:D14 , ISNUMBER ( SEARCH...
The Excel SEARCH function returns the location of one text string inside another. SEARCH returns the position of the first character of find_text inside within_text. Unlike FIND, SEARCH allows wildcards, and is not case-sensitive.
The Excel ISNUMBER function returns TRUE when a cell contains a number, and FALSE if not. You can use ISNUMBER to check that a cell contains a numeric value, or that the result of another function is a number.
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