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I want to reference a cell and test for multiple outcomes and return a number. I was trying to do it using nested if functions in excel 2000 but it gets too confusing.
I am trying to write a simple estimating program. I have 10000 staples to a case. I want to put .34 in cell A1 if R31<=133 and .67 in cell A1 if R31>133 then 1 in cell A1 if R31>266 and so on 1.34 if R31>400 etc. Up to whatever the limit is. And return a 0 if nothing or 0 is in R31. Or perhaps there is a better way?

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  • John Morganti May 11, 2010

    Tell me how the numbers 1 to 133, 134 to 266, wtc relate to the 10000 staples and what the results (0, .34, .67, 1, 1.34, etc.) are percentages of (a case?) and I will see if a VLOOKUP or HLOOKUP formula will work.




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As i can understand you are using the nested if wrongly, you can use it in the macro as given below. I have written this code in a macro and checked it, the results were as you are demanding.

put the following code in a macro and exicute it to get the desired results.

If Range("R31").Value <= 133 Then
Range("A1").Value = 0.34

ElseIf Range("R31").Value > 133 And Range("R31").Value <= 266 Then

Range("A1").Value = 0.67
ElseIf Range("R31").Value > 266 And Range("R31").Value <= 400 Then

Range("A1").Value = 1
ElseIf Range("R31").Value > 400 Then

Range("A1").Value = 1.34
Range("A1").Value = 0
End If


Hope your problem will be resolved, if you still have any problem, you can ask or consult without any hesitation.

Best regards.

Posted on May 25, 2009


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