Different formula for a cell basing on condition

Hi All,

How can i apply different formula basing on cell value?

For instance

i have a columns

Type, Duration, Original

If type = "Sub-Task" I need formula for Original "= Duration*1440"

If type = "Story " I need formula for Original "=SUM(CHILDREN())"

i tried

IF(Type = "Sub-Task" , "=Duration*1440", "=SUM(CHILDREN())")

but that doesnt work.



  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Pavel,

    Try something like this.

    =IF(Type@row = "Sub-Task"; Duration@row * 1440; IF(Type@row = "Story"; SUM(CHILDREN())))

    The same version but with the below changes for convenience.

    =IF(Type@row = "Sub-Task", Duration@row * 1440, IF(Type@row = "Story", SUM(CHILDREN())))

    Depending on your country/region, you'll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semi-colon to a comma.

    Did that work?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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