Formula issue for conditional formatting
I am trying to set up a formula to allow for conditional formatting but having some problems.
This is the formula I'm trying:
=IF([Actual]19 >= [Target]19, IF([Actual]19 < SUM([Target]19 * 0.1), IF([Actual]19 > SUM([Target]19 * 0.1), "GREEN", "AMBER", "RED"))
but the result leaves the cell blank with no error message.
What I'm trying to get it do is:
 If Actual >= Target = 'Green'
 If Actual is less than 10% of Target = 'Amber'
 If Actual is more than 10% of Target = 'Red'
Can anyone shed some light on where I'm going wrong please?
Comments

Silly me. I fixed it myself based on a previous question I posted. I should have checked that first!

Hi there, the IF statement requires that the THEN come after each IF. So in your case, you listed three IFS and then three THEN's... It should look like this:
IF(Condition, THEN, IF(Condition, THEN, ELSE))
Try this rendition of your formula.
=IF([Actual]19 >= [Target]19, "GREEN", IF([Actual]19 < SUM([Target]19 * 0.1, "AMBER", IF([Actual]19 > SUM([Target]19 * 0.1, "RED")))
That should return the correct results. Let me know if it worked!

Hi Mike,
I'm afraid it didn't work. It worked in some cells but in others the 'incorrect argument set' appeared.
I did find a work around though. I included an extra column to calculate 90% of the target and used this formula which works:
=IF([Actual]@row >= [Target]@row, "Green", IF([Actual]@row >= [90%]@row, "Amber", IF([Actual]@row < [90%]@row, "Red")))
Thanks for you help anyway.

Awesome. I am glad that I got you pointed in the right direction.
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