Learn how and when to use Google Sheets’ Operator Functions

July 1, 2022

Operator Functions such as EQ, NE, GT and LT offer an alternative method to typing out symbols within your formulas. 

These short-cuts can be more friendly and easier to use for some users than symbols. 

In her article for howtogeek.com, blog author Sandy Writtenhouse offers a deeper insight into how and when to use Operator Functions within Google Sheets. 

Sandy provides this explanation as to why some users may prefer to use Operator functions instead of symbols to accomplish the same thing: 

“For instance, maybe you share your sheet with others who aren’t as familiar with comparison operator symbols. Because the names of the functions represent their intent, others may find it easier to understand the formulas.”