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# Excel/IF statement with "and "or"

Question
Hello Mr. Ogilvy, I need to know how to use the "and "or" together in and IF statement.
Example: "\$A\$255 could be a 2 or 3. \$E\$13 is YES or NO
\$D\$ is a YES or NO.
How do I type the IF statement to use the "and" and "or" to test \$A\$255 for a 2 or 3 and the same for \$E\$13 and \$D\$23.

Robert

=if(OR(\$A\$255=2,\$A\$255=3),"Meets criteria","doesn't meet criteria")

=If(or(\$E\$13="Yes",\$E\$13="No"),"Meets Criteria","doesn't meet criteria")

=If(or(\$D\$23="Yes",\$D\$23="No"),"Meets Criteria","doesn't meet criteria")

If you wanted to check all three cells to meet the condition

Example: "\$A\$255 could be a 2 or 3 -AND- \$E\$13 is YES or NO -AND- \$D\$23 is a YES or NO.

=If(AND(OR(\$A\$255=2,\$A\$255=3),OR(\$E\$13="Yes",\$E\$13="No"),OR(\$D\$23="Yes",\$D\$23="No")),"Meets all conditions","Doesn't meet all conditions")

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy

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