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    SEARCH 3 columns and return column label

    I am exporting data from a database. There are 3 columns which contain True or False depending on a database tag. The columns are labeled High, Medium and Low.

    the following works well but only finds data in 1 column:

    =IF(ISERROR(SEARCH("True",AO2)),"","High")
    =IF(ISERROR(SEARCH("True",AP2)),"","Medium")
    =IF(ISERROR(SEARCH("True",AQ2)),"","Low")

    I know I can do this for each column as above and merge the results but it would be great to do this in one statement if possible.

    I hope someone can help.

    Thanks

    Simon

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    Re: SEARCH 3 columns and return column label

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    Please close.. Duplicate..

    http://www.excelforum.com/excel-form...umn-label.html
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    Re: SEARCH 3 columns and return column label

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    Please close.. Duplicate..

    http://www.excelforum.com/excel-form...umn-label.html

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    Re: SEARCH 3 columns and return column label

    try
    =iferror(CHOOSE(MATCH(TRUE,AO2:AQ2,0),"high","medium","low")"") if true is realy text then use
    =iferror(CHOOSE(MATCH("TRUE",AO2:AQ2,0),"high","medium","low")"")
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