# Excel/formula issue

Question
Hi Tom

I have just written this "IF/AND" formula.  I does not work.

Could explain where I have gone wrong?

=IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 1"),Sheet7!I3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 2"),Sheet7!S3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Spr 1"),Sheet7!AC3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sp 2"),Sheet7!AM3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sum 1"),Sheet7AWI3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sum 2"),Sheet7!BG3),""))))))

Chris Mitchell

=IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 1"),Sheet7!I3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 2"),Sheet7!S3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Spr 1"),Sheet7!AC3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sp 2"),Sheet7!AM3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sum 1"),Sheet7AWI3),IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sum 2"),Sheet7!BG3),""))))))

You have 12 left parens and 18 right parens.  You should not have parens after the action that would be taken if the condition were true.  So

IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 1"),Sheet7!I3),
should be
IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 1"),Sheet7!I3,"action if false)

so

=IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 1"),Sheet7!I3,IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Aut 2"),Sheet7!S3,IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Spr 1"),Sheet7!AC3,IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sp 2"),Sheet7!AM3,IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sum 1"),Sheet7AWI3,IF(AND(L2=7,L1="Sum 2"),Sheet7!BG3,""))))))

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

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