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IF Formula Help

edited 12/09/19 in Archived 2017 Posts

I'm terrible with formulas! What would my formula look like to do the following:

I have a listing of open action items, each with an attached target due date. I need the RYG overall project status balls to update automatically. Green if no action items are past due, according to the target date column. Yellow if one action item in the target date column is past due. Red if more than two action items in the target date column are past due. 

Please help!!



  • The following example will get you what you need. We start first defining the "Red" criteria, if that criteria isn't met, we check the "Yellow" criteria, and when both defined criteria aren't met we then set "Green".

    =IF(COUNTIF(Date:Date, >[Due Date]1) > 1, "Red", IF(COUNTIF(Date:Date, >[Due Date]1) = 1, "Yellow", "Green"))


    Hope this helps!



  • Thanks Andrew . . . formulas get me every time. 

    I still can't get this to work. What do I want to put in for date and due date areas??

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