Help with an If Statement

Klb1503

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Hi,

I have a list of date and I am trying to write a formula that says if the line of data contains a certain word then put a yes the next column.

Is it possible to create a formula that says if A2 contains "Apple", then yes, otherwise no? I can't get this to work in a normal if formula because of the contains part.

Thanks

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Richard Schollar

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Or:

=IF(COUNTIF(A1,"*Apple*")>0,"Yes","No")

This isn't case-sensitive though (unlike FIND).
 

Aladin Akyurek

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Hi,

I have a list of date and I am trying to write a formula that says if the line of data contains a certain word then put a yes the next column.

Is it possible to create a formula that says if A2 contains "Apple", then yes, otherwise no? I can't get this to work in a normal if formula because of the contains part.

Thanks

:biggrin:

B2:

=ISNUMBER(SEARCH("Apple",A2))+0

Custom format (Format|Cells) B2 as:

[=0]"";[=1]"Yes"
 

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