checking if something is really blank...

If I am using an IF function and I want a true blank as opposed to " " in the cell - how do I do that?
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Ivo StoykovCommented:
what do you mean with "true blank"?

something liek LEN(TRIM(A1))>0 - if A1's value is " "?

HTH

Ivo Stoykov
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SteveCommented:
There is the ISBLANK function:
=IF(ISBLANK(A1),"BLANK","NOT BLANK")

As above there is LEN
=IF(LEN(A1)=0,"BLANK","NOT BLANK")
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agwalshAuthor Commented:
Well, it's got to do with the idea that if you enter " " - Excel sees that as a character so it's not "really" blank...but let me pass on both these ideas..
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agwalshAuthor Commented:
Got the answers I wanted - thank you :-)
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