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Excel VBA Syntax - ISNUMERIC versus ISTEXT oddity?

Posted on 2013-12-09
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Why do I need to prefix the test with "application." for "istext" but I don't need to add "application." for "isnumeric"?


If Application.IsText(ActiveCell.Value) Then
        MsgBox "yes"
End If
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If IsNumeric(ActiveCell.Value) Then
    MsgBox "yes"
End If
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Hi,

Because IsText is a WorksheetFunction and IsNumeric a VBA Function
EDIT
 IsNumeric  is Member of VBA.Information
and
IsText  is Member of Excel.WorksheetFunction

Therefore Application.isText


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