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I want to use the IF function to find out the Vintage of an employee from Date of joining

Solved by V. D. in 40 mins

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Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:01

Hello! Welcome to Excel Chat.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:02

How may I help you today?

User
05/02/2018 - 02:02

Hi

User
05/02/2018 - 02:02

I want to know if the date of joining of an employee is 12th Jan 2016 then as on date what will be his total vintage in the organisation?

User
05/02/2018 - 02:03

what formula should I type ..

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:03

Vintage is equal to the length of the service till date? Let me know if my understanding is corrrect.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:03

yes

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:04

Ok. Let me work out a formula for you then.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:04

please show me in the spread sheet with few data

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:05

Sure. In what units, you would like to get the result?

User
05/02/2018 - 02:06

In number of days

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:06

Ok.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:06

I also need to know how do i spolit that in 0-6 months : 6-12 months etc

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:07

Ok. Just give me a moment to work on your problem.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:08

Please see the worksheet.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:09

In cell A1, there is the first date, i.e. date of joining.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:09

In cell B2, is today's date.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:09

how do i split it into 0-6 mths, 6-9 months and 9-12 months

User
05/02/2018 - 02:09

need to know the IF and ISERROR functions

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:09

Ok, now you want to categorize in different categories?

User
05/02/2018 - 02:10

yes

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:10

Then let's use the month diff, then

User
05/02/2018 - 02:10

ok

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:10

In cell C2, you can see 24 now.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:10

This is 24 month that is the difference between two dates.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:11

Now we will use this further.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:13

Give me a moment to improve it further.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:16

Sorry to keep you waiting.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:16

I have updated the formula in D1.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:16

Please verify the solution.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:18

Give me few mins to verify ..

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:18

Sure.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:18

After that, I will explain the solution.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:20

Can you explain me Cl D formula please

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:20

Ok.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:21

In cell C1, it's a simple Date difference formula, where 3 inputs are required, first date, second date, and the unit in which we want to see the results.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:21

=DateDif(A1, B1, "M")

User
05/02/2018 - 02:22

ok understood the Cl C

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:22

here M is for month. you can use "Y" for year, "D" for days. You can also use combination of them like "YMD" or "YM" or "MD" etc.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:22

Great!

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:23

In D1, it's a nested IF formula.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:24

IF also need 3 inputs, 1 - condition that is to be checked, 2 - Result if given condition is true, 3 - Result if given condition is false (optional).

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:25

So I am checking C1 for a value, and if that condition is true, give me the first message, if that condition is false, check again C1 for a new value. And so on.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:25

Here I used, IF in another IF 2 times more.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:26

Excel has a limit that you can put upto 8 IF inside an IF.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:26

I hope I was able to explain the solution, please let me know if you have any question.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:28

thx

User
05/02/2018 - 02:29

where can i find teh list of formulas if i dont know

User
05/02/2018 - 02:29

which formula to apply

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:29

You can Google for Excel formulas and Excel help.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:30

can u suggest a link .. also do you guys provide class room trainings ?

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:30

Which formula to apply is dependent on question.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:30

I am sorry, there is no class room training for now.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:31

I am glad that I could help you today. Hope to see here yo soon.

User
05/02/2018 - 02:31

so if I enroll with Got IT Pro ..can I get assistance for the formulas I need

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:31

Yes. For each question, you can start a new session and an expert will be there for help.

Excelchat Expert
05/02/2018 - 02:35

Have a nice day ahead. Bye!

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