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MS Excel: FALSE Function (WS)

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel FALSE function with syntax and examples.


The Microsoft Excel FALSE function returns a logical value of FALSE.


The syntax for the FALSE function in Microsoft Excel is:


Parameters or Arguments

There are no parameters or arguments for the FALSE function.

Applies To

The FALSE function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:

  • Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000

Type of Excel Function

The FALSE function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:

  • Worksheet function (WS)

Example (as Worksheet Function)

Let's look at some Excel FALSE function examples and explore how to use the FALSE function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

Microsoft Excel

Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, the following FALSE examples would return:

Result: FALSE