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how to write rules or formulas to read text is cell A1 and list different text in A2?

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    how to write rules or formulas to read text is cell A1 and list different text in A2?

    I am working on a spreadsheet for our finances with different entries. I am working on setting up rules or a long formula to help me out, I want it to read the transaction and if it has certain workds than in another cell list it as an account. . I want it to read the test in A1 (if it says "ATW" or "CW Feed" or "xyz" than enter "Farm" in A2. I hope thatt his makes since. Any help is appriciated.

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    Re: how to write rules or formulas to read text is cell A1 and list different text in

    Maybe this:

    =IF(OR(A1={"ATW","CW Feed","xyz"}), "Farm","")

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    Re: how to write rules or formulas to read text is cell A1 and list different text in

    Or is this... as you said 'certain words'

    =IF(COUNT(SEARCH({"ATW","CW Feed","xyz"},A1)),"Farm","")
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