sharepoint List

I have a sharepoint list In that several columns
one of the columns IsRenewal   (column type is Yes or No  Checkbox)

Based on this I have to update another column Status.
if this is checked Status =  "Working"
If Unchecked Status = " Contract"

When I checked the list items if IsRenewal checked value displays "Yes"
if we uncheck display "No"
But when ever we add new item ( I did not do any thing with "IsRenewal" column)
it displays either Yes or No

When I  updating this Status column through Console application It throwing exception

How can i do that

PLease help me

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It's weirdness with the True/False or Yes/No or 1/2 of the checkbox, which maybe someone else can explain to both of us.  I think it has something to do with the boolean value, but you're trying to use a string as a comparison in the calculated field.

Anyway, I created your list in my test enviro, changed the IsRenewal column to a choice field (Yes or no, using radio buttons), and used the following string in the Status calculated column:


Works fine.

I kept getting an error regarding unsupported syntax when using the checkbox.

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You're welcome.  Why only a B?  
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