AND

Returns TRUE if all its arguments are TRUE; returns FALSE if one or more argument is FALSE.

Syntax

AND(logical1,logical2, ...)

Logical1, logical2, ...     are 1 to 30 conditions you want to test that can be either TRUE or FALSE.

Remarks

Example 1

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

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  1. Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
  2. Select the example in the Help topic.

 Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

Selecting an example from Help

Selecting an example from Help
  1. Press CTRL+C.
  2. In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
  3. To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Tools menu, point to Formula Auditing, and then click Formula Auditing Mode.
 
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Formula Description (Result)
=AND(TRUE, TRUE) All arguments are TRUE (TRUE)
=AND(TRUE, FALSE) One argument is FALSE (FALSE)
=AND(2+2=4, 2+3=5) All arguments evaluate to TRUE (TRUE)

Example 2

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

ShowHow to copy an example

  1. Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
  2. Select the example in the Help topic.

 Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

Selecting an example from Help

Selecting an example from Help
  1. Press CTRL+C.
  2. In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
  3. To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Tools menu, point to Formula Auditing, and then click Formula Auditing Mode.
 
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Formula Description (Result)
=AND(1<A2, A2<100) Because 50 is between 1 and 100 (TRUE)
=IF(AND(1<A3, A3<100), A3, "The value is out of range.") Displays the second number above, if it is between 1 and 100, otherwise displays a message (The value is out of range.)
=IF(AND(1<A2, A2<100), A2, "The value is out of range.") Displays the first number above, if it is between 1 and 100, otherwise displays a message (50)
 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2003