Date or N/A in a cell

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edited 12/12/22

I am trying to figure out a column formula that will auto-populate a cell with either a date or an N/A:

N/A, if the [TOTAL BUDGET] cell is under \$100,000

or

=[Final Report Due]@row + 15 if the [TOTAL BUDGET] cell@row is \$100,000 or more (this would be the audit report due date)

I tried this but it's not quite working:

=IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row < \$100,000, "N/A", IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row >= \$100,000, "[Final Report Due]@row +15"))

One problem seems to be that if I set the Column Type to "Date", then putting N/A isn't possible. But if I set the Column Type to Text/Number, the date calculations don't work.

Is there another way to approach this?

Thank you in advance for your help!

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edited 12/12/22 Answer ✓
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Hi @LizTo,

=IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row < 100000, [Final Report Due]@row + 15, "N/A")

Ensure the column you're calculating in is a Date column, but not restricted to Date values which allows for the "N/A".

All the best,

-Ray

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Awesome, glad you got it!

You could have also just flipped the < to a and left the results in that order. Either way would accomplish the same.

=IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row < 100000, [Final Report Due]@row + 15, "N/A")

would become

=IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row > 100000, [Final Report Due]@row + 15, "N/A")

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edited 12/12/22 Answer ✓
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Hi @LizTo,

=IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row < 100000, [Final Report Due]@row + 15, "N/A")

Ensure the column you're calculating in is a Date column, but not restricted to Date values which allows for the "N/A".

All the best,

-Ray

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Ah, thank you! That works (after switching the value if true and the value if false.

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Awesome, glad you got it!

You could have also just flipped the < to a and left the results in that order. Either way would accomplish the same.

=IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row < 100000, [Final Report Due]@row + 15, "N/A")

would become

=IF([TOTAL BUDGET]@row > 100000, [Final Report Due]@row + 15, "N/A")

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