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=RIGHT(C$3,LEN(C$3)-15)&B36

How do I if C$3 is null then specify NULL the field using an IF statement
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by:Santosh Gupta
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what i understood, if cell C3 is NULL then formula cell will show NULL else if calculate
=RIGHT(C$3,LEN(C$3)-15)&B36

am i right ?
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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=if(C$3="","",RIGHT(C$3,LEN(C$3)-15)&B36)
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=IF(C$3="","NULL",RIGHT(C$3,LEN(C$3)-15)&B36)
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by:Rob Henson
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Assuming I am interpreting your formula correctly that you want all but the first 15 characters from C3, an alternative formula:

=IF(C$3="","",MID(C$3,16,LEN(C$3))&B36)

This says, start at character 16 and give the rest of the cell, although LEN(C$3) will always give a result higher than the required number of characters (LEN - 15) it won't return additional characters that aren't there.

Thanks
Rob
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