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Excel help needed...populate a cell based on mark in another cell

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I have an excel spreadsheet that has three cells titled as follows
  Poor <50.0
  Avg >50.0<75.0
  Excellent >75.0

These are in cell D7, E7 and F7, respectively.

If I place an X in any of the cells below those (i.e. D8, E10, F 12)

I'd like to have that cell D7 wording placed in a rating cell, i.e. H8.

Can I do this?  How can I do this?
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Question by:shane35007
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by:Sean
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The only way i can think of doing this is to have two tabs with identical tables. Then in your first tab you would need to do an if statement. I.E. =IF(Sheet2!A2="x",Sheet2!A1," ") This would fill in your table automatically for you with the wording you want. I attached the spreadsheet i made as an example
Book1.xlsx
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=IF(D8="X",$D$7,IF(E8="X",$E$7,IF(F8="X",$F$7,"NR")))

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The above formula in cell H8 should do the trick.  It uses absolute referencing, so it will easily copy.  The cell will show NR if you have not select a column or you have not used an X.
Tom
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by:Patrick Matthews
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What happens at 50 and 75?  At present, your boundary conditions do not cover those two cases :)
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by:shane35007
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Fantastic formula.  Thank you so much.
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