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    IF Formula error

    Could someone tell me where I'm going wrong with this formula please? If the condition of "Green" is met in either or both cells, I want it to pull through & add the numbers in adjacent cells (B20, B69 and B78). If the condition "Green" is not met in either cell, I want it to remain blank. However I am getting the VALUE error. It works fine with zero but not "". Can anyone help please?

    =IF(B48="Green",B20)+IF(B54="Green",(B69+B78),"")

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    Re: IF Formula error

    Maybe this?
    =if(or(b48="green",b54="green"),sum(B20, B69, B78),"")
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    Re: IF Formula error

    Thanks for your reply FDibbins, although this formula appears to pull through all 3 cells even if just one of the conditions "Green" is met. I need it to pull through only the cell or cells that correspond to that particular "Green" (B20 for one, B69 and B78 for the other) and for them to be 'independent' of each other if that makes sense.

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    Re: IF Formula error

    Your request was...
    If the condition of "Green" is met in either or both cells,
    It would probably be better if you upload a small (clean) sample workbook (not a pic) of what you are working with, and what your expected outcome would look like.

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    Re: IF Formula error

    I have attached a very simple version of what I see is the four outcomes depending upon entering "Green" in either of the cells.
    Outcome 1 - neither cell includes "Green" so the "Total for Green" collection cell remains empty.
    Outcome 2 - "Green" is entered in the first cell so the figure (100) is pulled through to the collection.
    Outcome 3 - "Green" is entered in the second cell so the figures (100 + 150) are pulled through to the collection.
    Outcome 4 - "Green" is entered in both the first & second cell so the figures (100 + 100 + 150) are pulled through to the collection.

    I need a formula that will allow me to have any of these 4 different scenarios. I have managed to do it where I can get a zero as the result in outcome 1, but not blank.

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    Re: IF Formula error

    How about:
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    Edited because I missed the blank criteria.
    Last edited by Arkadi; 09-21-2018 at 09:08 AM.
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    Re: IF Formula error

    Thanks very much, that's solved it.

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