IF statement question

Hi! I'm trying to use an IF equation and am running into unparseable. I want to say if my Project Status column says "Submitted," that the column next to it, which is called Status Details, automatically is filled with "Not Yet Triaged"


  • KPH
    KPH ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 11/06/23

    You may note have created the IF function exactly right. This should work:

    =IF([Project Status]@row = "Submitted", "Not Yet Triaged")

    The syntax is

    IF( logical_expression, value_if_true, [ value_if_false ])

    • logical_expression — The expression to evaluate. Must be true or false.
    • value_if_true — The value or formula to return if the logical expression is true.
    • value_if_false —[optional] The value or formula to return if the logical expression is false. If omitted, a blank value is returned.

  • Many thanks, that works! Is there also a way to do an IF statement for if I have conditional formatting active in the row (highlighted yellow in my example), that it will set the Project Status field to Submitted?

  • KPH
    KPH ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    I don't believe you can write an IF statement based on the format of the cell but you can certainly use whatever logic you used to create the conditional formatting within a formula. So for example, if the row is yellow because a checkbox is ticked, then in your formula you can have an IF to say if the checkbox is checked then change the Project Status.

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