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Tom -

I have Excel 2010 and am attempting to create a spreadsheet that will help me manage contracts. Column S contains the terms New Contract, Exercise Option,or Other. Column R contains the terms T4, BPA, and Transfer. Basically here is what I need the formula to do:

Look at Column S for the term "Exercise Option" - if it finds it then return "N/A".

Look at Column S for the term "New Contract" - it looks at the Column R terms.

If it finds T4 then it subtracts Column Z minus 48.

If it finds BPA then it subtracts Column Z minus 38.

If it finds Transfer then it subtracts Column Z minus 7.

I have tried to work through this many times with no success. Many thanks.

assume the formula is in row 2

so in row 2 in whatever column you want the formula to be you would have

=IF(S2="Exercise Option",NA(),IF(S2="New Contract",IF(R2="T4",Z2-48,IF(R2="BPA",Z2-38,IF(R2="Transfer",Z2-7,"No Terms"))),""))

that does what you describe as I understand what you want.

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Regards,

Tom Ogilvy

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