# Suppressing zeros

#### Eric W

##### MrExcel MVP
Eric W submitted a new Excel article:

Suppressing zeros - How to display a blank cell instead of a zero as a result of a formula

A frequent question on the forums is "how do I not display a zero?" There are several methods to do so, each with their own pluses and minuses. I will explain the various methods here as a guide, and the interested user can choose the one most suited to their situation.

Consider this worksheet...

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#### CA_Punit

##### Well-known Member
A similar option using "If" function

Book1
DE
22Namecode
23Buforddef
24Candace
25Isabella0
26Perry123
Sheet2
Cell Formulas
RangeFormula
E23:E26E23=VLOOKUP(D23,IF(\$A\$2:\$B\$10="","",\$A\$2:\$B\$10),2,0)

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