# Formula change help

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The equation was just if there was 0 dates up to 4 filled in there was a pending word. then if there are all 5 dates filled it in says complete.

=IF(COUNT([Date Certified and First Class Letters Mail to Pts]@row:[Date Entered into Event Reporting tool]@row) = 0, "Pending", IF(COUNT([Date Certified and First Class Letters Mail to Pts]@row:[Date Entered into Event Reporting tool]@row) = 6, "Complete", "Pending"))

Now we added a column that says words in between the first and second columns so the equation needs changing. only the first column and then the last 3 are required for the equation to say complete but also the second or thrid column can be filled in sometimes but may never have a date so it needs to not be totally factored in. how do i write htis equation?

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When you edit the formula above to factor in the new columns you are adding, you have to add a IF(ISBLANK([Date]@row), "")) towards the very end to complete it where "Date" is all the date columns you need factoring in (which cannot be blank) and for the " " put in the desired value of "Complete" or "Pending"

Hope this helps.

Cheers,

Ipshita

Ipshita Mukherjee

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so the third column may never have a date in it so the column can be empty but if the other 4 are filled in then it is complete. what do i do @Ipshita

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so write your formula as you would for all the above conditions and at the end, just add another IF statement, wherein - he first part is your new edited formula and then add

=IF(COUNT([Date Certified and First Class Letters Mail to Pts]@row:[Date Entered into Event Reporting tool]@row) = 0, "Pending", IF(COUNT([Date Certified and First Class Letters Mail to Pts]@row:[Date Entered into Event Reporting tool]@row) = 6, "Complete", "Pending")), IF(ISBLANK([Date in 3rd column]@row), "Complete"))

Ipshita Mukherjee

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