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I want to write an Excel IF statement using only mathematical operators (in another application). The Excel formulation is: =IF(MIN(Attempt1;Attempt2;Attempt3)=Attempt1;A1;IF(MIN(Attempt1;Attempt2;Attempt3)=Attempt2;A2;A3))

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Let say you have table like this
' A ' B
---'--------------'-----------
1 ' First ' 2
2 ' Second ' 1
3 ' Third ' 3
On Cell C1 or other cell you like, try to type this formula
=IF(B1<B2;IF(B2<B3;A1;IF(B1<B3;A1;A3));IF(B2<B3;A2;A3))



That's all, just IF and math operand

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=IF(AND(Attempt1<Attempt2,Attempt1<Attempt3),A1,IF(AND(Attempt2<Attempt1,Attempt2<Attempt3),A2,A3))

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    fritzdorf Oct 22, 2012

    Thank you for your reply with the new formulation of my IF statement. Because it still contains IF and AND, unfortunately it won't work in the application I am using, where IF and AND are not available :-( Is there another way of writing it? perhaps a series of equations, or some kind of complex embedding?

  • reroute1991 Oct 22, 2012

    hmm would you be able to use something like " =VLOOKUP(min(ATTEMPT1,ATTEMP2,ATTEMP3), ...". Im sure there is a way but without knowing what software you are using, its hard to know the best way. what program are you trying to translate this to?

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    fritzdorf Oct 23, 2012

    It is a bespoke program that interrogates an SQL database. The programmers have not included the possibility for IFs and ANDs, but it could be possible for them to easily add VLOOKUP - great idea! I will suggest this to them. THANKS!

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SOURCE: LENGHTY IF STATEMENT

To find the second character in a string in A1 use =mid(A2,2,1)
To check if it is a number use =isnumber(value(mid(A2,2,1)))

I hope this helps to get past the part you are stuck on - not being familiar with your problem it's difficult to give you any more advice.

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SOURCE: School Truancy Report Formula

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