FALSE
TheFALSE
formula returns the logical value of FALSE. It is often used in conjunction with other logical formulas or as a placeholder value.
 How to use
FALSE
formula?  Examples of using
FALSE
formula FALSE
formula not working? Similar formulas to
FALSE
Usage
Use the FALSE
formula with the syntax shown below:
Examples
Here are a few example use cases that explain how to use theFALSE
formula in Google Sheets.
Creating a placeholder value
When filling out a spreadsheet, you may need a placeholder value until you can fill in the correct information. You can use the FALSE
formula to create a placeholder for boolean values.
Comparing values
You can use the FALSE
formula in conjunction with other logical formulas to compare values and perform calculations based on the results.
Common Mistakes
FALSE
not working? Here are some common mistakes people make when using the FALSE
Google Sheets Formula:
Missing parentheses
Users sometimes forget to include the parentheses after FALSE, resulting in an error. Make sure to include the parentheses after FALSE.
Using FALSE as a string
FALSE is a logical value, not a string. Don't enclose it in quotes or it will be treated as a string instead of a logical value.
Capitalization errors
FALSE must be written in all caps. Using lowercase or mixed case will result in an error.
Related Formulas
The following functions are similar to FALSE
or are often used with it in a formula:

TRUE
The
TRUE
formula is a logical function that returns the boolean value of true. It is commonly used in conjunction with other logical functions to build more complex formulas. 
AND
The
AND
function in Google Sheets is a logical function that returns TRUE if all of the logical expressions in the argument are TRUE, and FALSE if any of the logical expressions are FALSE. It can be used to test multiple conditions and evaluate whether they are all true or not. 
OR
The
OR
formula is a logical formula that returns TRUE if at least one of the provided logical expressions is TRUE. It returns FALSE if all logical expressions are FALSE. This formula is commonly used in conjunction with other logical formulas, such asAND
, to build more complex logical statements.
Learn More
You can learn more about the FALSE
Google Sheets function on Google Support.