Excel formula to look for '??' or 2 seperate '?' characters

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Hi guys,

anyone who knows a formula to give a true/false output if cells countain double question marks or two seperate questions marks?

This should be the result:

H?eLlo?True
Good?nightFalse
Goodmorning??True
?GoodeveningFalse
B??yeTrue

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arthurbr

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Strange, works perfectly for me
Try adding an extra asterisk =ISNUMBER(MATCH("*~?*~?*",B2,0))
 
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Mike Blackman

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Dang it, I missed an asterisk on the end - thanks arthur.

Steve - as a question mark is a character the asterisks (with the additional one mentioned) encapsulate the additional ones and it will work on as many as you could ever want.
 

steve the fish

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If there are more than 2 i get true. The opening post said 2 not more than 2 didnt it?
 

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