Why is the Nested IF Statement showing "Incorrect Argument"?

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Please help, not sure why my nested if statement is incorrect.

The formula I am using is below:

=IF(AND([Completed Date]@row <> "", [Review Date]@row <> ""), "green", IF(AND([Payroll Date]@row <= TODAY() + 31, [Payroll Date]@row > TODAY() - 31), [Payroll Date]@row = "", "Red", "Yellow", "Blue"))

Not sure where I am going wrong, please help, thanks!

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  • Nick Korna
    Nick Korna ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @yolanda.butler,

    The first part of this nested statement is fine. The error is being caused by the second part where it looks like you want 2 IFs, but only have 1.

    IF(AND([Payroll Date]@row <= TODAY() + 31, [Payroll Date]@row > TODAY() - 31)

    This should have the condition if true, then another IF statement for this part:

    [Payroll Date]@row = "", "Red"

    Is something like this more what you're after?

    =IF(AND([Completed Date]@row <> "", [Review Date]@row <> "", [Payroll Date]@row < TODAY(31), [Payroll Date]@row > TODAY(-31)), "Green", IF([Payroll Date]@row = "", "Red", IF(AND([Completed Date]@row <> "", [Review Date]@row <> ""), "Yellow", "Blue")))

    Conditions:

    Green: Completed & Review Dates both filled, payroll date is filled and within 31 days of today

    Yellow: Green: Completed & Review Dates both filled, payroll date is filed and not within 31 days of today

    Red: Payroll is blank

    Blue: Payroll is filled, but either Completed or Review date is missing.

    Sample:

    Hope this helps, but I appreciate the example may not be exactly what you're after - if you can list the conditions for each status then we can sort out the nested IF statement required.

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