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# Excel Formula

Posted on 2011-02-19
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Hello trying to build a formula to do the following
If cell P5 contains "PL" anywhere in that cell then take O5*.5, else if P5 does not contain PL, but there is a 'SN" and AM5 is greater than 10 and  I5 is less than 1.25 then O5*15, else O5*10. if niether PL or SN then 0.
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Try this

=IF(ISERROR(IF(FIND("PL",P5,1),O5*0.5,IF(FIND("SN",P5,1),IF(AND(AM5>10,I5<1.25),O5*15,O5*10),0))),0,IF(FIND("PL",P5,1),O5*0.5,IF(FIND("SN",P5,1),IF(AND(AM5>10,I5<1.25),O5*15,O5*10),0)))

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The above formula is for Excel 2003. For 2007/2010 try this

=IFERROR(IF(FIND("PL",P5,1),O5*0.5,IF(FIND("SN",P5,1),IF(AND(AM5>10,I5<1.25),O5*15,O5*10),0)),0)

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Another alternative

=IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("PL",P5,1)),O5*0.5,IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("SN",P5,1)),IF(AND(AM5>10,I5<1.25),O5*15,O5*10),0))

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