Need help w/formula to provide text output based on specific criterion

jmo ✭✭✭✭✭✭
edited 02/12/21 in Formulas and Functions

Hi team - I have a sheet that I use that has a column called "Type" and based on the type selected (drop-down menu) I need the MII/SLOD/3LOD column (currently a drop-down list) to provide specific text.

So if the following "types" are selected, I need the appropriate text to appear in the MII/SLOD/3LOD column (sub-bullets are the drop-down options of this column):

  • 1st Line Control Testing 
    • FLOD/MII
  •  1st Line Management Identified 
    • FLOD/MII
  • 2nd Line Compliance Self-Identified
    • SLOD
  • Audit Identified
    • 3LOD
  • Compliance Identified
    • SLOD
  • Compliance Testing
    • SLOD
  • DE Assessment Identified
    • FLOD/MII
    • SLOD
  • Risk Management Identified
    • SLOD 

What's the best way to go about this?

Best Answer

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Answer ✓

    Hi @jmoser

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this. (and add the other options)

    =IF(OR(Type@row = "1st Line Control Testing"; Type@row = "1st Line Management Identified"; Type@row = "DE Assessment Identified"); "FLOD/MII")

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

    Did that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!


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