Formula to exclude blanks in an IF statement

I am trying to write a formula that compares two columns and returns a yes or no if they are equal but I don't want it to recognize a blank field as being different. How would I write that?

=IF([Estimated number of participants]@row = [Confirmed Participant Volume]@row, "No", "Yes")

Best Answer

  • Paul McGuinness
    Paul McGuinness ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Connie Cochran

    Not sure if the blank applied to either column so this formula allows for either.

    If the columns match or either column is blank it will return a 'No' otherwise 'Yes'

    =IF(OR(ISBLANK([Confirmed Participant Volume]@row),ISBLANK([Estimated number of participants]@row),[Estimated number of participants]@row = [Confirmed Participant Volume]@row), "No", "Yes")

    Hope that helps




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