# CF in a cell with 6 conditions

#### hsandeep

##### Well-known Member
I want to formulate 6 CFs in a cell B1 to generate either of the value 1,2,3,4,5,6.

6 CFs are to be formulated to generate either of:
CF1=1: A1 is less than B1; B1 is less than C1 and A1 is less than C1
CF2=2: A1 is less than B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is less than C1
CF3=3: A1 is less than B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is greater than or equal to C1
CF4=4: A1 is greater than or equal to B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is greater than or equal to C1
CF5=5: A1 is greater than or equal to B1; B1 is less than C1 and A1 is greater than or equal to C1
CF6=6: A1 is greater than or equal to B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is less than C1

What should the formula be in the CF? Thanx in adv.

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#### hsandeep

##### Well-known Member
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It is conditional formatting to be done in B1

#### Ragnar1211

##### Well-known Member
CF1=1: A1 is less than B1; B1 is less than C1 and A1 is less than C1
CF2=2: A1 is less than B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is less than C1
CF3=3: A1 is less than B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is greater than or equal to C1
CF4=4: A1 is greater than or equal to B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is greater than or equal to C1
CF5=5: A1 is greater than or equal to B1; B1 is less than C1 and A1 is greater than or equal to C1
CF6=6: A1 is greater than or equal to B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is less than C1

=and(a1<B1,B1<C1,A1<C1)
=and(a1<B1,B1>=C1,A1<C1)
=and(a1<B1,B1>=C1,A1>=C1)
=and(a1>=B1,B1>=C1,A1>=C1)
=and(a1>=B1,B1<C1,A1>=C1)
=and(a1>=B1,B1>=C1,A1<C1)

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#### Ragnar1211

##### Well-known Member
giving up... formatting wins

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#### shg

##### MrExcel MVP
You need to put a space after < so it's not interpreted as the start of an html tag.

#### ztodd

##### Board Regular
You need to put a space after < so it's not interpreted as the start of an html tag.
He doesn't use any... oh i see, he was probably trying to use one<s< html=""></s<>

#### shg

##### MrExcel MVP
CF6=6: A1 is greater than or equal to B1; B1 is greater than or equal to C1 and A1 is less than C1
That one, at least, is impossible.

#### shg

##### MrExcel MVP
Aside from the row with the question marks, does the result column look correct?

 A​ B​ C​ D​ 1​ A1​ B1​ C1​ result​ 2​ 0​ 0​ 0​ 4​ 3​ 1​ 0​ 1​ 5​ 4​ 0​ 0​ 1​ ??​ 5​ 0​ 1​ 0​ 3​ 6​ 0​ 1​ 1​ 2​ 7​ 0​ 1​ 2​ 1​

The formula in E2 and down is

=CHOOSE(4*(A2>=B2) + 2*(B2>=C2) + (A2>=C2) + 1, 1, "impossible", 2, 3, "??", 5, "impossible", 4)

What should be the result in row 4?

#### shg

##### MrExcel MVP
Just need a place to park this:

 A​ B​ C​ D​ E​ 9​ Case​ A1:B1​ B1:C1​ A1:C1​ CF​ 10​ 0​ <​ <​ <​ 1​ 11​ 1​ <​ <​ >=​ impossible​ 12​ 2​ <​ >=​ <​ 2​ 13​ 3​ <​ >=​ >=​ 3​ 14​ 4​ >=​ <​ <​ ??​ 15​ 5​ >=​ <​ >=​ 5​ 16​ 6​ >=​ >=​ <​ impossible​ 17​ 7​ >=​ >=​ >=​ 4​

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