Returns TRUE if one text string contains another text string. CONTAINSSTRINGEXACT is case-sensitive.


CONTAINSSTRINGEXACT ( <WithinText>, <FindText> )
Parameter Attributes Description

The text in which you want to search for FindText.


The text you want to find.

Return values

Scalar A single boolean value.

A value of TRUE if the string WithinText contains the string FindText – the comparison is case-sensitive.


The CONTAINSSTRINGEXACT function does not accept wildcards to perform the search, whereas CONTAINSSTRING accepts wildcards and is not case-sensitive.

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Sep 17, 2019   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, Jes Hansen, Naji El Kotob, Kenneth Barber

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Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.


Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.


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