Solved

wild cards in IF statement

Posted on 2015-02-12
2
61 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-12
is it possible to use an If statement for this

if the first two numbers in string located in cell A1 are 10, then return "CBM", or if first two numbers are 11, return "RBWM"?

A1 might be 1054157521, or 11548977522

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Jagwarman
2 Comments
 
LVL 24

Accepted Solution

by:
Phillip Burton earned 500 total points
ID: 40605883
=if(left(a1,2)="10","CBM",if(left(a1,2)="11","RBWM",""))
0
 

Author Comment

by:Jagwarman
ID: 40605921
brilliant thanks
0

Featured Post

Courses: Start Training Online With Pros, Today

Brush up on the basics or master the advanced techniques required to earn essential industry certifications, with Courses. Enroll in a course and start learning today. Training topics range from Android App Dev to the Xen Virtualization Platform.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Freeze panes is an option within all variants of Excel to enable parts of a sheet to remain stationary when the cursor is in another part of the sheet. This is a very useful feature which is overlooked or under used.
Excel can be a tricky bit of software to get your head around. Whilst you’ll be able to eventually get to grips with the basic understanding of how to get by, there are a few Excel tips that not everybody will even know about let alone know how to d…
The viewer will learn how to use the =DISCRINV command to create a discrete random variable, use this command to model a set of probabilities and outcomes in a Monte Carlo simulation, and learn how to find the standard deviation of a set of probabil…
The viewer will learn how to create a normally distributed random variable in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on an investment over a period of years, Create a Monte Carlo simulation using a normal random variable, and calcul…

776 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question