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Checks that cell contains a date or time value.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
XL 3.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellIsDate"; bookRef; sheetIndex; Row; Column )   More


Parameter Description Example value
bookRef The reference to the workbook. Please use XL.LoadBook to load a file. $ref
sheetIndex The index of the sheet. This number ranges from 0 to XL.Book.SheetCount-1. 0
Row The row for the cell. First row has index 0. $row
Column The column for the cell. First column has index 0. $column


Returns 1 if cell is a time or date, 0 if normal cell or error message.


Checks that cell contains a date or time value.


Read whether cell contains date:

Set Variable [$b; Value: MBS( "XL.Sheet.CellIsDate"; $bookRef; $sheetIndex; $Row; $Column ) ]

See also

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 19th April 2020

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