The Excel GSTEP function is an engineering function, and its purpose is to test whether a number is greater than a threshold number. The formula for the GSTEP function is
GSTEP (number, [step]). The syntax for the GSTEP function is below.
- Number: The value to test against step. It is required.
- Step: The threshold value. It is optional.
How to use the GSTEP function in Excel
To use the GSTEP function follow the solutions below.
- Launch Microsoft Excel
- Create a table or use an existing table from your files
- Place the formula into the cell you want to see the result
- Press the Enter Key
Launch Microsoft Excel.
Create a table or use an existing table from your files.
Type the formula into the cell you want to palace the result =GESTEP(A2, B2) or =GSTEP(5,5).
Then press the Enter key to see the result.
If you have more than one data in the table, you can click the result and drag the fill handle down to see more results.
There are two other methods to use the GSTEP function
Method one is to click the fx button on the top left of the Excel worksheet.
An Insert Function dialog box will appear.
Inside the dialog box in the section, Select a Category, select Engineering from the list box.
In the section Select a Function, choose the GSTEP function from the list.
Then click OK.
A Function Arguments dialog box will open.
In the Number entry box, input into the entry box cell A2.
In the Step entry box, input into the entry box cell B2.
Then click OK.
Method two is to click the Formulas tab, click the More functions button in the Function Library group.
Then click Engineering, and select GSTEP from the drop-down menu.
A Function Arguments dialog box will appear.
Why would you receive an error while using the GSTEP function in Excel?
Yes, you can receive an error while using the GSTEP function in Excel. This error occurs if any argument is non-numeric, GSTEP returns the #VALUE! Error value.
We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to use the GSTEP function in Microsoft Excel; if you have questions about the tutorial, let us know in the comments.