# Multiple IF statements using a dropdown

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Hi all.

Using a dropdown column with values: 0, 1-10. 20-100, can you use multiple IF statements in a formula in another column (cell) that states - IF cell = 0 then value equals 1 & IF cell = 1-10 then the value must equal 20 & IF cell = 20-100 then the value equals 50.

Is this possible??

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi @Trav25

If I understand your question correctly, then a nested if formula should work in your case. Here is an example

1. Sheet with one column with drop down value named as "Drop Down" having values - 0, 1-10, 20-100
2. Another column with formula named as "Formula Column"
3. Use formula in "Formula Column" as "=IF([Drop Down]@row = 0, 1, IF([Drop Down]@row = "1-10", 20, IF([Drop Down]@row = "20-100", 50)))"

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Let me know if this is correct representation or if you have a different scenario.

Regards,

Saurabh Maheshwari

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Hi @Trav25

If I understand your question correctly, then a nested if formula should work in your case. Here is an example

1. Sheet with one column with drop down value named as "Drop Down" having values - 0, 1-10, 20-100
2. Another column with formula named as "Formula Column"
3. Use formula in "Formula Column" as "=IF([Drop Down]@row = 0, 1, IF([Drop Down]@row = "1-10", 20, IF([Drop Down]@row = "20-100", 50)))"

Refer screenshot

Let me know if this is correct representation or if you have a different scenario.

Regards,

Saurabh Maheshwari

Smartsheet Superstar

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Thanks for the quick response, that's what I had used, but realised it was an error in my formula.

Thanks so much!

Trav

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Glad to know that it worked.

Regards,

Saurabh Maheshwari

Smartsheet Superstar

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Hello there,

this answer has helped me greatly but I am struggling to extend this to the number of values I have in my dropdown. I've tried adding more, copying and pasting and adding a bracket but I keep getting the unparseable error.

How would you go on to extend this to include more dropdown values - what am I missing?

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Hi @CarlaT

Can you post the formula you've been trying, a list of your dropdown values, and an explanation of what you want to happen in each instance? We'd be happy to help you with this!

Cheers,

Genevieve

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