# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I am producing a trial balance and have a credit and debit column, I also have a jnl credit and debit and a final TB credit and debit. Please can you give me the formula to add all the debits minus the credits and put the figure if above 0 in the final debit column if not leave blank.
Solved by B. J. in 20 mins
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Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:04
Hi there
User 05/04/2018 - 02:04
HI
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:04
How are you and how may i assist you with today?
User 05/04/2018 - 02:05
Shall I put it on the blank sheet to show you what I need?
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:05
Yep sure
User 05/04/2018 - 02:06
I need to add the debits and minus the credit then if the value is above 0 put it in he final debit column.
User 05/04/2018 - 02:07
Alternatively if it is in the credit column it needs to add the credit minus the debit and put the figure in
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:07
Why E5 seems to be blank
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:09
see in E 15
User 05/04/2018 - 02:09
Ive just copied a few of my figures from my spreadsheet. I need it to be so that in H8 the figure is 0 and in I8 its 65800.39
User 05/04/2018 - 02:10
sorry H7
User 05/04/2018 - 02:11
Theres an If statement that will do it but I cant remember it and I moved work places so can't access a previous spreadsheet
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:12
yes but i should have the clear condition to get the if statement for you
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:12
so lets go step by step
User 05/04/2018 - 02:12
Ok
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:13
Anything to be refered from column B and c?
User 05/04/2018 - 02:13
They are the starting figures
User 05/04/2018 - 02:15
I need the totals to be in column H & I
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:15
Okay
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:16
just for my understanding i'm doing it roughly
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:16
will get the formula in I and H
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:19
so we need to do 67000-1200, right?
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:20
Are you there?
Excelchat Expert 05/04/2018 - 02:21

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