extracting month from a date column and returning blank where no date

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Hi, I am trying to extract the month from a date column and for cells without a date in the same column to return a blank. I have used the expression below but it returns an incorrect argument message. Can anyone help, please?

=IFERROR(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 1, "January", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 2, "February", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 3, "March", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 4, "April", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 5, "May", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 6, "June", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 7, "July", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 8, "August", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 9, "September", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 10, "October", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 11, "November", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 12, "December", ""))))))))))))

Many thanks

Ally

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @ally.boardman__101__

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this.

    =IFERROR(IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 1, "January", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 2, "February", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 3, "March", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 4, "April", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 5, "May", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 6, "June", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 7, "July", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 8, "August", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 9, "September", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 10, "October", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 11, "November", IF(MONTH([Date CMI confirmation filed to matter]@row) = 12, "December", "")

    Did that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

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  • Thank you for responding Andree, but unfortunately, it didn't work and have become resigned to seeing 'invalid data type' where cells do not contain a date.

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