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Old May 20th 05, 10:12 PM
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I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F, M7=I this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would result in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational cell has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.


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Old May 20th 05, 10:29 PM
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Not sure about this but try
=IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" wrote in message
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I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or
Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F, M7=I
this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would result
in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational cell
has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.



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Old May 21st 05, 12:26 AM
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Alan,

Thanks. This helps somewhat. However, do you know of a way to show c1 with
all it's possible select choices, e7 with it's choices and m7 with it's
choices with the (equally any number of combinations) with the end results
being F, P or I. I'm probably confusing things here. C1 has P, F or I as
selection choices, as does e7 and m7.. My final result will be based on any
combination of the three. I've been wracking my brain on this all day. It
may well be that I have to put each combination of arrays into a separate
cell rather than in a single cell.

Regards, Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Not sure about this but try
=IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" wrote in message
...
I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or
Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F, M7=I
this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would result
in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational cell
has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.




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Old May 21st 05, 12:55 AM
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Sue,
What's the pass criteria? Do you mean if any one category is an 'F' then
that constitutes an overall failure? Do doubt in can be done but need more
detail,
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" <Sue @discussions.microsoft.com wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thanks. This helps somewhat. However, do you know of a way to show c1
with
all it's possible select choices, e7 with it's choices and m7 with it's
choices with the (equally any number of combinations) with the end results
being F, P or I. I'm probably confusing things here. C1 has P, F or I as
selection choices, as does e7 and m7.. My final result will be based on
any
combination of the three. I've been wracking my brain on this all day.
It
may well be that I have to put each combination of arrays into a separate
cell rather than in a single cell.

Regards, Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Not sure about this but try
=IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" wrote in message
...
I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices
that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or
Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F,
M7=I
this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would
result
in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that
would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational cell
has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.






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Old May 21st 05, 02:48 AM
Sue
 
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Alan,

Thx for responding. Pass criteria is all three cells c1, e7, m7 all have P
(Pass) as their result. I could have P, I, F, or I, I, F, or P, P, F, or P,
P, I, or F, F, F or I, I, I. and I could probably go on. The Pass is the
easy one. C1, E7 and M7 all P = a final result of P. Any combination with
an I constitutes a final result of I and all F's is a failure

Regards,
Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Sue,
What's the pass criteria? Do you mean if any one category is an 'F' then
that constitutes an overall failure? Do doubt in can be done but need more
detail,
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" <Sue @discussions.microsoft.com wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thanks. This helps somewhat. However, do you know of a way to show c1
with
all it's possible select choices, e7 with it's choices and m7 with it's
choices with the (equally any number of combinations) with the end results
being F, P or I. I'm probably confusing things here. C1 has P, F or I as
selection choices, as does e7 and m7.. My final result will be based on
any
combination of the three. I've been wracking my brain on this all day.
It
may well be that I have to put each combination of arrays into a separate
cell rather than in a single cell.

Regards, Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Not sure about this but try
=IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" wrote in message
...
I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices
that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or
Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F,
M7=I
this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would
result
in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that
would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational cell
has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.









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Old May 21st 05, 07:25 AM
Biff
 
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Hi!

Try this:

=IF(OR(C1="",E7="",M7=""),"",IF(OR(C1="I",E7="I",M 7="I"),"I",IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")) )

Biff

"Sue" wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thx for responding. Pass criteria is all three cells c1, e7, m7 all have
P
(Pass) as their result. I could have P, I, F, or I, I, F, or P, P, F, or
P,
P, I, or F, F, F or I, I, I. and I could probably go on. The Pass is the
easy one. C1, E7 and M7 all P = a final result of P. Any combination
with
an I constitutes a final result of I and all F's is a failure

Regards,
Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Sue,
What's the pass criteria? Do you mean if any one category is an 'F' then
that constitutes an overall failure? Do doubt in can be done but need
more
detail,
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" <Sue @discussions.microsoft.com wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thanks. This helps somewhat. However, do you know of a way to show c1
with
all it's possible select choices, e7 with it's choices and m7 with it's
choices with the (equally any number of combinations) with the end
results
being F, P or I. I'm probably confusing things here. C1 has P, F or I
as
selection choices, as does e7 and m7.. My final result will be based
on
any
combination of the three. I've been wracking my brain on this all day.
It
may well be that I have to put each combination of arrays into a
separate
cell rather than in a single cell.

Regards, Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Not sure about this but try
=IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" wrote in message
...
I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to
generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices
that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or
Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F,
M7=I
this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would
result
in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that
would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational
cell
has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.









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Old May 21st 05, 10:02 AM
Alan
 
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Sue,
That from Biff should do the trick, Please let us know?
Regards,
Alan.
"Biff" wrote in message
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Hi!

Try this:

=IF(OR(C1="",E7="",M7=""),"",IF(OR(C1="I",E7="I",M 7="I"),"I",IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")) )

Biff

"Sue" wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thx for responding. Pass criteria is all three cells c1, e7, m7 all have
P
(Pass) as their result. I could have P, I, F, or I, I, F, or P, P, F, or
P,
P, I, or F, F, F or I, I, I. and I could probably go on. The Pass is
the
easy one. C1, E7 and M7 all P = a final result of P. Any combination
with
an I constitutes a final result of I and all F's is a failure

Regards,
Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Sue,
What's the pass criteria? Do you mean if any one category is an 'F' then
that constitutes an overall failure? Do doubt in can be done but need
more
detail,
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" <Sue @discussions.microsoft.com wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thanks. This helps somewhat. However, do you know of a way to show
c1
with
all it's possible select choices, e7 with it's choices and m7 with
it's
choices with the (equally any number of combinations) with the end
results
being F, P or I. I'm probably confusing things here. C1 has P, F or
I as
selection choices, as does e7 and m7.. My final result will be based
on
any
combination of the three. I've been wracking my brain on this all
day.
It
may well be that I have to put each combination of arrays into a
separate
cell rather than in a single cell.

Regards, Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Not sure about this but try
=IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" wrote in message
...
I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to
generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices
that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or
Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F,
M7=I
this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would
result
in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that
would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational
cell
has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.











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Old May 21st 05, 02:32 PM
Sue
 
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Allan & Biff,

Thank you so much. I will try Biff's suggestion over the weekend and let
you both know how it worked.

I appreciate your help.

Regards,
Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Sue,
That from Biff should do the trick, Please let us know?
Regards,
Alan.
"Biff" wrote in message
...
Hi!

Try this:

=IF(OR(C1="",E7="",M7=""),"",IF(OR(C1="I",E7="I",M 7="I"),"I",IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")) )

Biff

"Sue" wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thx for responding. Pass criteria is all three cells c1, e7, m7 all have
P
(Pass) as their result. I could have P, I, F, or I, I, F, or P, P, F, or
P,
P, I, or F, F, F or I, I, I. and I could probably go on. The Pass is
the
easy one. C1, E7 and M7 all P = a final result of P. Any combination
with
an I constitutes a final result of I and all F's is a failure

Regards,
Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Sue,
What's the pass criteria? Do you mean if any one category is an 'F' then
that constitutes an overall failure? Do doubt in can be done but need
more
detail,
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" <Sue @discussions.microsoft.com wrote in message
...
Alan,

Thanks. This helps somewhat. However, do you know of a way to show
c1
with
all it's possible select choices, e7 with it's choices and m7 with
it's
choices with the (equally any number of combinations) with the end
results
being F, P or I. I'm probably confusing things here. C1 has P, F or
I as
selection choices, as does e7 and m7.. My final result will be based
on
any
combination of the three. I've been wracking my brain on this all
day.
It
may well be that I have to put each combination of arrays into a
separate
cell rather than in a single cell.

Regards, Sue

"Alan" wrote:

Not sure about this but try
=IF(OR(C1="F",E7="F",M7="F"),"F","P")
Regards,
Alan.
"Sue" wrote in message
...
I have a number of spreadsheets that I am creating. I need to
generate
results from data in non-sequential cells. Each cell has 3 choices
that a
user can select from and the final result would be Pass, Fail or
Incomplete
based on the selections in the other cells. (example: C1=P, E7=F,
M7=I
this
would result in I as the end result. C1=P, E7=P, M7=F, this would
result
in
F as the final result. I need to be able to create a formulat that
would
cover many combinations to get my end result. Each informational
cell
has
the values of P, F or I

Any help on this will be very helpful.














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