Using a named range in an IFS formula's criteria

nigelandrewfoster

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Hi,

I have an IFS formula thus:

=COUNTIFS(Orders!$V:$V,$K$4,Orders!$H:$H,I7,Orders!$G:$G,"unfulfilled",Orders!$E:$E,"<43566")

where 43566 is the serial number of a cut-off date. This date is however regularly changing.

I have created a named range, Order_Cuttoff_Date and put the date in that.

What is the correct way to amend the above formula, please? Because

=COUNTIFS(Orders!$V:$V,$K$4,Orders!$H:$H,I7,Orders!$G:$G,"unfulfilled",Orders!$E:$E,"<Order_Cuttoff_Date")

doesn't work.

I have searched Google but not come up with an answer yet so wondered if someone could enlighten me?

Thanks so much

Nigel
 
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RoryA

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You need to use:

"<" & Order_Cuttoff_Date

at the end.
 

tyija1995

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Instead of "<43566" (assuming this serial number is the named range of "Order_Cuttoff_Date" try replace it with:
"<"&Order_Cuttoff_Date
So your first formula becomes:
=COUNTIFS(Orders!$V:$V,$K$4,Orders!$H:$H,I7,Orders!$G:$G,"unfulfilled",Orders!$E:$E,"<"&Order_Cuttoff_Date)
 

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