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NEED A FORMULA TO SHOW THE FOLLOWING:
IF (Q3) IS AFTER TODAY & (R3) IS BLANK,THEN "BEHIND SCHEDULE". IF (R3) IS POPULATED THEN "COMPLETE". IF (Q3) IS

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User
24/05/2018 - 11:16

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Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:16

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User
24/05/2018 - 11:16

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User
24/05/2018 - 11:16

NEED A FORMULA TO SHOW THE FOLLOWING: IF (Q3) IS AFTER TODAY & (R3) IS BLANK,THEN "BEHIND SCHEDULE". IF (R3) IS POPULATED THEN "COMPLETE". IF (Q3) IS <TODAY THEN "ON TRACK", IF Q3 & R3 ARE BLANK THEN "ON TRACK"

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:17

Oh yes, I'm so glad to assist you today

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:17

Would you mine to share your data with us to create a formula for you instantly?

User
24/05/2018 - 11:18

CANNOT SHARE MY DATA

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:18

Okay, can you enter some sample data at our Document preview for us to resolve?

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:19

In this method we could evaluate your data at Q3 and R3 that you are referring for

User
24/05/2018 - 11:22

does that help?

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:22

sure, thank you

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:22

Please give me few more minutes to create the formula for you.

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:22

I will put the formula at P3, will this work for you?

User
24/05/2018 - 11:23

yea

User
24/05/2018 - 11:23

thanks

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:23

Or S3?

User
24/05/2018 - 11:23

doesnt matter

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:23

Thanks for the confirmation

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:23

Please hold on

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:31

Hello

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:32

he formula have been created, please check if this works for you

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:33

So the formula looks like this: =IF(OR(Q3<=TODAY(),AND(Q3="",R3="")),"ON TRACK",if(AND(Q3>today(),R3=""),"BEHIND SCHEDULE","COMPLETE"))

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:34

wherein the conditions above is the basis of the formula

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:34

You may edit the date at your Q3 or R3 for testing

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:34

And let me know for any concern

User
24/05/2018 - 11:34

doesnt appear to be working, just puts in on track for most

User
24/05/2018 - 11:35

i am double checking though

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:35

Do you have the same format of date at Q3 and R3?

User
24/05/2018 - 11:36

yes, ddmmyyyy

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:36

Opps

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:36

was set mm/dd/yyyy

User
24/05/2018 - 11:36

can that be altered?

User
24/05/2018 - 11:36

we are in the uk so we dont ever use mmddyyyy

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:36

because the default of the resulting today looks like this format mm/dd/yyyy

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:37

Please try to put =today() at cell to see if it produces the same format?

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:38

=TODAY()

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:38

Please check my P2

User
24/05/2018 - 11:39

i hav e today() in A1

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:39

then how was the format of your A1

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:40

how does it shown on your sheet?

User
24/05/2018 - 11:40

so i have altered the formula and it still is showing on track for everything

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:40

The cause of that is because you don't have the same format

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:41

You must need to convert the date format first into UK format

User
24/05/2018 - 11:41

i added in a new date on the spreadsheet in your window and p4 shouldnt say on track

User
24/05/2018 - 11:42

should be behind as todays date is more than target date

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:43

It is because of your rule mentioned IF (Q3) IS <TODAY THEN "ON TRACK",

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:43

and 5/22/2018 is less than today 5/24/2018

User
24/05/2018 - 11:43

sorry should be >today

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:44

For greater than today, you made the result as "BEHIND SCHEDULE"

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:44

So, shall we change them alternately?

User
24/05/2018 - 11:44

yes

User
24/05/2018 - 11:44

wonderful

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:45

Alright, I will revise it once more

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:45

Please hold on

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:46

Please take a look for the revision now and let me know

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:48

Any more concern regarding the output of the formula?

Excelchat Expert
24/05/2018 - 11:51

Up there?

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