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Excel/IF statement (to many arguments)


Hello again, I thought I knew the IF statement real well but I am getting this error and cannot figure it out. (You have entered to many arguments for this function)
Here is the IF statement:

Please help


this worked for me.  

=IF(AND($A$255=2,$E$13="NO",$D$23="NO"),("-T"),IF(AND($A$255=3,$E$13="NO",$D$23="NO"),("-T"),IF(AND($A$255=2,$E$13="YES",$D$23="NO"),("-TCC"),IF(AND($A$255=3,$E$13="YES",$D$23="NO"),("-TCC"),IF(AND($A$255=2,$E$13="NO",$D$23="YES"),("-CT"),IF(AND($A$255=3,$E$13="NO",$D$23="YES"),("-CT"),"No Match"))))))

This is a bit shorted and used an OR for the Value of A255  (2 or 3) so you don't have to test each independently.  

=IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="NO",$D$23="NO"),("-T"),IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="YES",$D$23="NO"),("-TCC"),IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="NO",$D$23="YES"),("-CT"),"No Match")))

You leave out the case of  Both E13 and D23 equal to YES

IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="YES",$D$23="YES"), res1, res2)

if that needed to be included then it would be:
=IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="NO",$D$23="NO"),("-T"),IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="YES",$D$23="NO"),("-TCC"),IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="NO",$D$23="YES"),("-CT"),IF(AND(OR($A$255=2,$A$255=3),$E$13="YES",$D$23="YES"),("CCCC"),"No Match"))))

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