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Hi i have an IF which i am trying to ignore errors and FALSE

=IF(ISERROR(BD2),"",IF(AI2<>BD2,"Re-assigned","Assigned"))

The above ignores the errors but still shows results with "FALSE"

Can anyone add something in to also ignore "FALSE"

Note this lookup is looking up another lookup

Thanks
Seamus
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by:Arno Koster
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the formula above cannot show results "FALSE", there must be another problem.

can you post the worksheet in question ?
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I think you need another check.  Unless I don't understand the question this should work

=IF(ISERROR(BD2),"",IF(BD2=FALSE,"",IF(AI2<>BD2,"Re-assigned","Assigned")))

Kyle
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by:Arno Koster
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If you want to ignore errors and also cases where cell BD2 contains "FALSE", use the formula kgerb proposed.
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by:Seamus2626
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Hey, attached is an example, go across to BD1+BD2 and i have highlighted them red, basically when the lookup in BE1 recognises that BD1 is FALSE, it needs to return blank

Thanks
Seamus
test.xls
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by:Seamus2626
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Thats the one!

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Seamus
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by:kgerb
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You're welcome :)

Kyle
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