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IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

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    IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

    I have set if all things fail/ FALSE, it should produce result "accessories" so why is it still showing #N/A? I'm yanking my hair out!
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    Re: IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

    its probably one of the results set is not correct
    and IFERROR ( formula, "result if error") maybe the way to go

    i would test each one of your IF tests and see what happens
    you are not testing for the result to not return any result

    for example
    =VLOOKUP('Q1''13 Supporting'!$P19,Lists!$T$2:$U$29,2,FALSE)
    returns a #N/A
    so does
    =MATCH('Q1''13 Supporting'!$P19,Lists!$T$2:$T$29,0)
    and so thats not true or false

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    Re: IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

    Not sure about which column formula you are talking about


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    Re: IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

    When the MATCH formula doesn't find a match, you get an error. Instead try:

    =IF($I21>25000,"Systems",IF('Q1''13 Supporting'!$P19="","Accessories",IFERROR(IF(MATCH('Q1''13 Supporting'!$P19,Lists!$T$2:$T$29,0),VLOOKUP('Q1''13 Supporting'!$P19,Lists!$T$2:$U$29,2,FALSE)),"Accessories")))
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    Re: IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

    I was thinking that the formula is smart enough to know that if it doesn't match then it reflects "Accessories"
    However it returns N/A if there's no match.

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    Re: IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

    Thanks zumbalj ! It worked great and resolved the issue with the red cell! Cheers! You are a genius!

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    Re: IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

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    Re: IF Formula returns #N/A even when criteria if criteria not met

    Hi zumbalj, I have clicked the *

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