strange result - Nested IF statement

CodyMonster

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Reporting DateInvoice IDinvoice payment idinvoice header idinvoice terms datevendor numberpo/non-po flagsupplier name
23-Apr-201900057573_5430_2020_00010640771900057573_5430_20200001064077NON_POGT TRANSPORT 2012 CO LTD
23-Apr-201900264963_6070_2020_00010584941900264963_6070_20200001058494NON_PONES GLOBAL TALENT RECRUITMENT SERVI
23-Apr-200027002369_6400_2020_00055080650027002369_6400_2020_00055080654/16/20200005508065POLUSH (HEAT TREATMENT) LTD
23-Apr-201900004280_L410_2020_1900004280_L410_20204/13/2020NON_PO0000315509

I'm getting the strangest result for the below nested if statement in "B". For some reason the statement doesn't pick up the supplier name if the vendor number "F" is blank.
I get D and the _ between the two cell references (D9 and H9) but not the number in column H.

=IF(AND(C9="",LEN(D9)<=20),D9&"_"&F9, IF(AND(C9="",F9=""),D9&"_"&H9,D9))

does anyone have an idea? I bet its something simple and I've been looking at this too long!
 

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DanteAmor

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This part of your formula is true

IF(AND(C9="",LEN(D9)<=20),D9&"_"&F9

C9 = "" and LEN(D9) = 20, so : D9&"_"&F9
Then 1900004280_L410_2020 " & "_" & (blank)
 

CodyMonster

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This part of your formula is true

IF(AND(C9="",LEN(D9)<=20),D9&"_"&F9

C9 = "" and LEN(D9) = 20, so : D9&"_"&F9
Then 1900004280_L410_2020 " & "_" & (blank)

Thanks Dante,
Found something that worked.

=IF(AND(C8="",LEN(D8)<=20,F8<>""),D8&"_"&F8, IF(AND(C8="",LEN(D8)=20),D8&"_"&H8,D8))
 

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