IF Formula Help!

Good morning

I have a formula (as below) that is relatively simple and draws from 2 different cells to return whether a machine is Online or Offline.

=IF(ISBLANK([Unscheduled Downtime Reason]@row), IF(ISBLANK([Scheduled Downtime Reason]@row), "Online", [Scheduled Downtime Reason]@row), [Unscheduled Downtime Reason]@row)

I would like to add a deviation to this but I'm not sure how to write it. The deviation should come from a different column named "Machine Back Online?" and if that cell has a "Yes" then I would like the cell with the above formula to return "Online". This condition should trump the conditions within the "Unscheduled Downtime Reason" column and also the "Scheduled Downtime Reason" column.

I hope that makes sense!

Thank you in advance.


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Lee Wood

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this.

    =IF([Machine Back Online?]@row = "Yes", "Online", IF([Unscheduled Downtime Reason]@row = "", IF([Scheduled Downtime Reason]@row = "", "Online", [Scheduled Downtime Reason]@row), [Unscheduled Downtime Reason]@row))

    Did that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!


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