Trying to get an IF statement to work - needing to add a IF Blank


I'm working on an IF statement that I will use to automate an email out once the 2 cells for approval have been selected. The following formula works but the problem is it automatically is filling it with decline and I need it to be blank until the approvers have selected approve or decline. Right now what it is doing is as soon as someone submits a form it shoots out a project has been declined email and I need the email to go out AFTER the approvers have selected their choice. Hope that makes sense! Thanks!!

Current formula

=IF(AND(Approval@row = "Approved", [2nd Approval]@row = "Approved"), "Approved", "Declined")


  • Amber Eakin
    Amber Eakin ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Ceisk2017 - Give this a try!

    =IF(AND(Approval@row = "Approved", [2nd Approval]@row = "Approved"), "Approved", IF(AND(Approval@row = "Declined", [2nd Approval]@row = "Declined"), "Declined", "Declined"))

    Please let me know if this works for you.

    Amber Eakin, MSLS, M.Ed.

    Adult Education Specialist | Process Improvement Enthusiast

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