Show IFNA Output As Number

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I would like to show "101" with a IFNA formula. This works great. But the problem is, that the outputted number (101) is now shown as a number, and can thereby not be used in a pivot table, as I would use. Is there a way, that you can force the IFNA output to be a number - or is there another work around?


Thanks in advance.

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What is the formula you are using?

=IFNA(VLOOKUP($A2; Table2[#All]; 2; FALSE)*1; "101")
best response confirmed by TobiasHyldeborg (New Contributor)


If you want the result to be a number, don't enclose 101 in quotes:


=IFNA(VLOOKUP($A2; Table2[#All]; 2; FALSE)*1; 101)

Nice, thank you!