# If and or statement

Hi Experts

Have a column of data that looks something like this:

B1MON
J1MON
J4THU
J4THU
J5FRI
J1MON
J3WED

All data starts with a "J" or "B".  What I need to come up with is a nice formula that will do the following.
If the left most characters are J1, J2, J3, J4, J5 then "J M-F", if the first two characters are equal to J6 then "J SAT" or
if the first two characters are B1, B2,B3,B4,B5,B6 then "B".

I am running on empty today and having a time trying to make this work.  Any help would be greatly appreciated as always.

Andy
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Commented:
Can you have any other options than those for the first two characters? Would the following work:

=if(left(a1,1)="J","J " & if(a1="J6","SAT","M-F"),"B")

T

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Commented:
Small Change in Thomas Formula..which is this...No points for this...

``````=IF(LEFT(A1,1)="J","J " & IF(LEFT(A1,2)="J6","SAT","M-F"),"B")
``````

Saurabh...
Author Commented:
Works great except for the J6.  This doesn't return J SAT but rather J M-F.  The first two characters in that field are
the only two that  establish the results.

A
Commented:
spudmcc,

Run the formula which i posted..that will do the trick..Credit goes to thomas.. :-)

Saurabh...
Author Commented:
Works great.  I can't thank you enough for the fast turn around.  Will make the rest of my afternoon much nicer.

Thank you Saurabh for the assistance.  Appreciate you both so much.

A
Commented:
Thanks Saurabh!

T
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Yw buddy.. :-)
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