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Hello experts,

Here's an easy one but I am in a hurry.

See attached sample file

I need a nested IF formula in column E to get results shown.

Gary - Cincinnati
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by:Martin Liss
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There's no attachment.
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by:garyrobbins
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see sample attachment
Nested-IF-EE-3-26-14.xls
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by:nutsch
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Your column E doesn't apply the logic you're describing, does it?

For example, why in row 5, with a blank B, does it give the value of C, while in row 7, you return the value of A?

Thomas
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by:nutsch
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The formula for

If C2 is blank, use A2; if A2 is blank, use B2; otherwise leave blank

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=IF(LEN(C2)=0,IF(LEN(A2)=0,B2,A2),"")

Thomas
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by:garyrobbins
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Ok, Nutsch.

Help me extend this to one more variable.
If C2 is blank, use A2; if A2 is blank, use B2; if B2 is blank, use X2; otherwise leave blank

thanks,
Gary
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this should do it:

=IF(LEN(C2)=0,IF(LEN(A2)=0,if(B2="",x2,""),A2),c2)

I assumed that if C2 is not blank, then you want C2, correct?

Thomas
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by:garyrobbins
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Thanks, Thomas.  You helped me understand the LEN function.
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