Posted on 2011-10-04
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

On row 15, i have an IF Statement highlighted red. It should be returning "Cleared" as its adjacent cel (BD15) is an error

What is wrong with the formula?
=IF(BD15="no change","No Change",IF(BD15="Changed","Re-assigned",IF(ISERROR(BD15),"Cleared","")))

Seamus test.xls
Question by:Seamus2626
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    Seamus - I think you just have to turn round (not sure why):

    =IF(ISERROR(BD15),"Cleared",IF(BD15="no change","No Change",IF(BD15="Changed","Re-assigned","")))
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    I think because BD15 is an error, it throws out the checks so Excel basically thinks the result is an error so doesn't check your whole formula.

    Author Closing Comment

    perfect, thanks Stephen!

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