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# Nested 'IF' in Excel 2003

### #1 Gumby© Posted Today, 12:54 PM

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I'm trying to have a cell display a value based on the value in another cell using the following criteria:

IF B2 = a certain number then F2 = a number based on the criteria in the following formula, unfortunately I can't seen to get the formula to work and can't find the error I'm making. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

=IF (B2>1.6,-2,"NOT", IF (B2>1.3, B2<1.6),-1,"NOT", IF (B2>1.2, B2 < 1.6), 0,"NOT", IF (B2 >0.9, B2<1.19), 1,"NOT", IF B2< 0.9, 2,"NOT")

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### #2 zep516 Posted Today, 01:16 PM

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Hello Gumby,

Any help or ideas linked below.

IF function – nested formulas and avoiding pitfalls (microsoft.com)

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### #3 Gumby© Posted 52 minutes ago

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OK, each of the following lines work independantly:

=IF(B2>1.6,-2

=IF (B2<1.6,-1)

=IF(B2>1.2,B2<1.29,0)

But this doesn't work when they're combined

=IF(B2>1.6,-2 IF (B2<1.6,-1), IF(B2>1.2,B2<1.29,0))

What am I doing wrong? I've read the page you directed me to and it's very similar to the pages I've already read but I'm not seeing my error.

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### #4 zep516 Posted 45 minutes ago

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Sorry I don't see the error either, that's why I directed you to that page. Is there any help online with excel that you know of ? What if you google "combine IF statements in excel or something?

Best I can offer for now.

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### #5 Gumby© Posted 38 minutes ago

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Thanks again. I already googled IF statements and got a lot of hits. That's how I got this far. I just can't seem to get the multiple statements to work together, well, more than 2 at a time. I've seriously spend the whole day with this topic reading and re-working the formulae to no avail. I really wanted to automate this process rather than do 80 entries manually.

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### #6 zep516 Posted 31 minutes ago

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Your way ahead of me I have never used excel.  I couldn't help it and googled around, but getting late.  Did you see this page?  I wonder if there is any support on that page. I did not look around.

How to Use Multiple IF Statements in Microsoft Excel (techwalla.com)

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