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Gulshan,

I am trying to expand a formula and having no luck

the question is:

If cell A1 is less than one then No Stock,  if A1 is greater then 0, but less than 9 low stock and if A1 is 10 or greater stock.

I can do it for just stock or no stock but can't work out the middle aspect.

Many thanks in anticipation of your help

Alan

Answer
Hi Alan,

Answer: =IF(A1>=10,"Stock",(IF(A1>=1,"Low stock","No Stock")))

Detailed answer:
The logic you have given seems to contradict in some places. I'm assuming you mean --> If stock is less than 1, then "No stock"; if stock is greater than or equal to 1 but less than 10, then "Low stock"; if stock is greater than or equal to 10, then "stock"

If my understanding is correct, then the following formula should resolve your issue:

=IF(A1>=10,"Stock",(IF(A1>=1,"Low stock","No Stock")))

*assuming your stock value is stored in cell A1.

The way I approach this kind of issues is normally have different formulae in individual cells for each of the if conditions, then starting from the greatest value condition as a base, paste the next if formula in the [false] sections of the preceding formula.

Hope this helps.
Gulshan.
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