Nested If else statements with a hierarchy based on fields containing dates


I have 5 tech levels in my sheet that contain the date in which someone reached that level. I then have a column that needs to display the highest level that contains a date.

The Tech level for the first line should show as "Tech 1" as it is the highest level with a date, whereas the second and third rows would show a Tech level of "Tech 2".

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @bonzemail

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this.

    IF([T5 Date]@row <> "", "Tech 5", 
    IF([T4 Date]@row <> "", "Tech 4", 
    IF([T3 Date]@row <> "", "Tech 3", 
    IF([T2 Date]@row <> "", "Tech 2", 
    IF([T1/Hire Date]@row <> "", "Tech 1")))))

    Did that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

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