SharePoint Custom List Calculated Value ?

I Have a SP 2010 custom list and I am trying to created a calculated variable that is the first character of an existing filed IF the field does not start with "D"

here is my current calculated field formula

=LEFT([Q2 Score],1)

I need to add something that sets "D" to "0" when the first character is "D"
Matt PinkstonEnterprise ArchitectAsked:
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Jamie McAllister MVPSharePoint ConsultantCommented:
I reckon if you keep your formula, but put that in a Replace function to handle the case where first character is D that should do it;

The function takes these args;

REPLACE(old_text,start_num,num_chars,new_text)

So I believe this should meet the requirement;

=REPLACE(LEFT([Q2 Score],1),1,1,"0")
Matt PinkstonEnterprise ArchitectAuthor Commented:
went with

=IF(LEFT([Q2 Score],1)="D","0",LEFT([Q2 Score],1)

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Matt PinkstonEnterprise ArchitectAuthor Commented:
it was the best solution
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