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Given: RetYr = 2057
B48=2055
B49=2056
B50=2057 FirstYrAnnExp = 174,855
B51=2058
M48=IF(B48>=RetYr-1,IF(M47>1,M47*(1+Inflation),FirstYrAnnExp)) Returns FALSE
M49=IF(B49>=RetYr-1,IF(M48>1,M48*(1+Inflation),FirstYrAnnExp)) Correctly retuns 0
M50=IF(B50>=RetYr-1,IF(M49>1,M49*(1+Inflation),FirstYrAnnExp)) Correctly returns 174,855
M51=IF(B51>=RetYr-1,IF(M50>1,M50*(1+Inflation),FirstYrAnnExp)) Correctly returns 180,100
How can I avoid â€œFALSEâ€ when the B column is less than RetYr? A zero or blank would be better.

Solved by V. W. in 20 mins

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Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 12:50

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User
09/02/2018 - 12:54

How can I get rid of the FALSE in J48 ?

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 12:54

Can you please type the formula gai

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 12:54

again

User
09/02/2018 - 12:57

IF(B48>=RetYr-1,IF(M47>1,M47*(1+Inflation),FirstYrAnnExp))

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 12:58

What do you want in place of False?

User
09/02/2018 - 12:58

A blank of a zero

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 12:58

IF(B48>=RetYr-1,IF(M47>1,M47*(1+Inflation),FirstYrAnnExp)," ")

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 12:58

Check if this works

User
09/02/2018 - 01:00

it makes row 49 and up blank, however now the rows below that are = #VALUE!

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:00

IF(B48>=RetYr-1,IF(M47>1,M47*(1+Inflation),FirstYrAnnExp),0)

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:01

Check with thi

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:01

if this doesn

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:01

work

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:01

I will need to see the data or atleast an example

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:01

Please create a new session for that

User
09/02/2018 - 01:01

OK changed the "" to a zero - fixed!

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:02

Done right?

Excelchat Expert
09/02/2018 - 01:02

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User
09/02/2018 - 01:02

Looks like it

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09/02/2018 - 01:02

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09/02/2018 - 01:04

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09/02/2018 - 01:04

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