Exact function tests if two supplied text strings or values are exactly equal and if so it returns TRUE; Otherwise, the function returns FALSE.
The EXACT function is an inbuilt function in Excel. It falls under the category of String/Text Functions. As a worksheet function, you can enter the EXACT function as part of a formula in a cell of a worksheet.
You can also use the equal sign in a formula like this (text1=text2) to compare text strings.
In simple terms, you can compare the equality of two text strings, numbers or logical values.
Syntax for EXACT Function
Text1: Required. The first text string.
Text2: Required. The second text string.
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Furthermore, Excel consists of many inbuilt functions which are helpful in the analytical and statistical study of number.
Simply follow the instructions in the infographics below:
EXACT Function is case-sensitive but ignores formatting differences. You can use EXACT to test text being entered into a document.
You can use this result inside the IF function to make a conditional calculation. To display the message “Yes” or “No” for a match.
For Example, =IF(EXACT(A2,B2),”Yes”,”No”).
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