Excel IF/OR formula not working.

Posted on 2016-10-17
Last Modified: 2016-10-18
Attached is a sample spreadsheet where I have an IF/OR formula that's not working.

I simply want to return a value based on today's month, which varies in different months.

No arrays, please ... I just can't figure out why the formula is not working.

Question by:Cactus1994
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by:Rob Henson
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No attachment.

In the meantime, maybe you can use:

=CHOOSE(MONTH(TODAY()),"option 1","option 2","option 3","option 4","option 5","option 6","option 7","option 8","option 9","option 10","option 11","option 12")

Rob H

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by:Rob Henson
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Each of the options for the OR statement have to be specified:

=IF(OR (MONTH(TODAY())=6,MONTH(TODAY())=7,MONTH(TODAY())=8),120,IF(......etc

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Accepted Solution

Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj) earned 500 total points
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Please try this....
In A1

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For more details, refer to the attached.

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Thanks so much to everybody. I chose the shortest and most concise formula.
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by:Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)
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You're welcome. Glad to help.
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by:Rob Henson
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Even shorter:


In other words, specified amounts are:
1 to 4 = 250
7 to 9 = 120
Everything else (5, 6 10, 11 & 12)= 180

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