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MS Excel - Multiple Criteria for If statement

Posted on 2016-08-17
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Hi,

Can you please help create an If statement that returns the following?  

Column A = Forms,  I need the value to return as a "A"
Column A = Pages, return the value "B"
Column A = Headers, return the value "C"
Column A = Footers, return the value "D"
Column A = Body, return the value "E"
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Question by:Wonderwall99
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=IF(A1="Forms","A", IF(A1="Pages","B", IF(A1="Headers","C", IF(A1="Footers","D", IF(A1="Body","E","")))))
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by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
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One way is this....

In B2
=CHOOSE(MATCH(A2,{"Forms","Pages","Headers","Footers","Body"},0),"A","B","C","D","E")

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The best way is to create a lookup table and use Vlookup formula to get the desired output if there are more criteria to be compared.
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