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IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH(Find Text, Within Text)),True, False)

IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH(Find Text, Within Text)),True, False)

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I hope someone can shed some light on this for me.
Why do you need to use ISNUMBER in the formula above?

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