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# Excel/IF statement (to many arguments)

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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:
=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

Robert,

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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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy
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