# Stuck on Multi-criteria countif function

Hello,

I am trying to find active pilots at risk by using countif to find the following in a range:

Planning

Pilot Execution

Pilot Summary

Approval to Launch

That have a status of red or yellow

Is there anyone great at these who can help?

This is what I have so far:

=COUNTIFS(Sheet - Pilot and Readiness Pipeline - Pilot1, CONTAINS("1 - Planning",@cell), ({Pilot and Launch Pipeline Status}, OR(@cell = "red", @cell = "yellow"))

Note that the second part works: ({Pilot and Launch Pipeline Status}, OR(@cell = "red", @cell = "yellow"))

I can't figure out how to combine the two criteria.

Thanks a million!

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Give this a try (looks like you either forgot to create that first cross sheet reference or forgot to include the curly brackets on either side):

=COUNTIFS({Sheet - Pilot and Readiness Pipeline - Pilot1}, CONTAINS("1 - Planning",@cell), {Pilot and Launch Pipeline Status}, OR(@cell = "red", @cell = "yellow")

• Thank you! Yes, you were right about the curly brackets! : ) Now I can see all rows in a Planning stage that are red or yellow. Is it possible to add additional stages? So, something like this?

=COUNTIFS(Sheet - Pilot and Readiness Pipeline - Pilot1, CONTAINS("1 - Planning",@cell) CONTAINS("3 - Pilot Execution,@call), ({Pilot and Launch Pipeline Status}, OR(@cell = "red", @cell = "yellow"))

It doesn't like me trying to add another stage to evaluate against - I have 3 to include

1 - Planning

3 - Pilot Execution

4 - Pilot Summary

• Wait, I think I got it - I just do this:

=COUNTIFS({Sheet - Pilot and Readiness Pipeline - Pilot1}, CONTAINS("1 - Planning", @cell), {Pilot and Launch Pipeline Status}, OR(@cell = "red", @cell = "yellow")) + COUNTIFS({Sheet - Pilot and Readiness Pipeline - Pilot1}, CONTAINS("3 - Pilot Execution", @cell), {Pilot and Launch Pipeline Status}, OR(@cell = "red", @cell = "yellow")) + COUNTIFS({Sheet - Pilot and Readiness Pipeline - Pilot1}, CONTAINS("4 - Pilot Summary", @cell), {Pilot and Launch Pipeline Status}, OR(@cell = "red", @cell = "yellow"))

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You COULD do that, or you can save yourself some typing and just use another OR the same way you did with the two colors.

• THANK YOU!! You have been super helpful!

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Happy to help. 👍️

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