IF Formula

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I am trying to write an IF formula to convert a single select text option into a numerical value, but am receiving an #INVALIDOPERATION error message. Formula is below. Can you advise where I am going wrong?

=IF({Level of Scrutiny} = "High", 2, IF({Level of Scrutiny} = "Moderate", 1, IF({Level of Scrutiny} = "Low", 0)))

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  • Bassam Khalil
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    Hi @Ashley Weres

    Hope you are fine, as i see you are trying to reference a different sheet with your if formula and the If function is not working in this way. 

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  • Ashley Weres
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    Hi @Bassam.M Khalil ,

    Is it possible to reference another sheet with the IF function?

  • Bassam Khalil
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    @Ashley Weres 

    No you can't use IF function with cross sheet reference you can solve your issue by using different functions such as ( Vlookup Or Index with Match ) please read the following article to understand each Formula Error Messages and how you can solve it.

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  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @Ashley Weres

    I hope you're well and safe!

    To add to Bassam's excellent advice/answer.

    Do you want to look for the value in a cell or a column?

    Can you describe your process in more detail and maybe share the sheet(s)/copies of the sheet(s) or some screenshots? (Delete/replace any confidential/sensitive information before sharing) That would make it easier to help. (share too, andree@workbold.com)

    I hope that helps!

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