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IF(AND(MID(A5,4,1)="B",if(MID(A5,5="R","yes","no")))

not working but must be close?  If the 4 character in cell a5 is B and the 5 character is R, return yes, for not return no
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IF(AND(MID(A5,4,1)="B",MID(A5,5,1)="R"),"yes","no")
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Or, simpler:
IF(MID(A5, 4, 2)="BR", "yes", "no")
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by:Flyster
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Wouldn't it be easier to just use:

=IF(MID(A5,4,2)="BR","yes","no")

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by:RWayneH
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Thanks for the help.
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by:Dan Craciun
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You're welcome. Glad I could help!
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by:Flyster
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@ Dan:
Sorry. I forgot to refresh before posting! No points here.
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=IF(AND(MID(A5,4,1)="B",MID(A5,5,1)="R"),"yes","no")
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by:Dan Craciun
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@Flyster: No worries, I do that all the time. You were only 98 seconds late.
MacroShadow, on the other hand... :)
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