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    Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    Hi I have a simple formula but if the cell is empty I want to return the cell as empty as well not the <ul><li></li></ul>


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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    I'm not good with named ranges but either... =IF([@Column1]="","","<ul><li>"&[@Column1]&</li></ul>"
    or =IF(G1="","","<ul><li>"&[@Column1]&</li></ul>")
    but without a workbook it is difficult to go beyond that.
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    its says there's a problem with this formula

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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    I tried to type it with my best guess and what it looks like you've written, but I don't have a workbook to test it against.
    if you upload it or a representative sample per the instructions in the yellow banner at the top of the post we should be able to get you something that will work.

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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    maybe it is G2 instead of G1? so... =IF(G2="","","<ul><li>"&[@Column1]&</li></ul>")

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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    I'm not sure, but I think excel can't return an 'empty' result via formula.
    Excel can only return a 'null' result but not 'empty'.

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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    You may need to use semi-colons instead of commas, try
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    Quote Originally Posted by Fluff13 View Post
    You may need to use semi-colons instead of commas, try
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    still might be better with a sample workbook BUT, based on what you wrote in post #1, this is what I gave you in post #5 except I am not including the named range.
    =IF(G2="","","<ul><li>"&G2&"</li></ul>")
    and if you need to use semicolons d/t your location as Fluff noted, then =IF(G2="";"";"<ul><li>"&G2&"</li></ul>")
    and you can see the results in col I of the attached.
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    Please do as you have been asked (several times). Post a sample Excel file, not a non-editable picture of one.
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    I missed a quote, try
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    Hi mate,

    Here's the sample file attached.

    Thank you,
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    ok, here is your file back, the formula is exactly as I've given you now twice other than the address changing from G2 to A2.
    here... =IF(A2="","","<ul><li>"&A2&"</li></ul>")
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    Re: Simple formula to return the cell as empty as well

    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Capricci View Post
    ok, here is your file back, the formula is exactly as I've given you now twice other than the address changing from G2 to A2.
    here... =IF(A2="","","<ul><li>"&A2&"</li></ul>")
    Thank you so much

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