Slight Modification to existing Excel formula

I have the following formula in an Excel spreadsheet...

=IF(OR(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("A",H8)),ISNUMBER(SEARCH("T",H8)))*AND(J8>1),CEILING(SUM(C8-B8),"0:15"),)

I want to add the required condition that this formula only works if cell P8 contains the letter B
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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAsked:
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AlanConsultantCommented:
Hi Bill,

The simplest way to do that is to wrap it in the following:

=IF(P8="B",YourExistingFormula,"What You Want To Show Otherwise")

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So, for example, if you want your formula to show 'Not B' if P8 does not equal 'B' then it would be:

=IF(P8="B",IF(OR(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("A",H8)),ISNUMBER(SEARCH("T",H8)))*AND(J8>1),CEILING(SUM(C8-B8),"0:15"),),"Not B")

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You could replace 'Not B' with "" (empty quotes) to show nothing, or 0 (zero) or whatever you like.


Hope that helps,

Alan.

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Bill GoldenExecutive Managing MemberAuthor Commented:
That did the trick. The field is a HH:MM time field so I replaced Not B with 0:00.

Thanks for the help,

Bill
AlanConsultantCommented:
Cool - glad to help.

Alan.
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