IF and THEN question

```Hello,

I have a spreadsheet where a certain column display what is to be done
with the information. For example:
A        B      C        D
123   456   789    DELETE

What I'd like to do in column E is to make a formula that says:

If D1 equals DELETE, then put the value DEL in E1
If D1 had been ADD, then I would want the value PUT in E1

Does this make any sense?

Thanks for any help!

Thomas

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```Hi Thomas
put the following in E1:
copy down

HTH
Frank
> Hello,
>
> I have a spreadsheet where a certain column display what is to be
done
> with the information. For example:
> A        B      C        D
> 123   456   789    DELETE
>
> What I'd like to do in column E is to make a formula that says:
>
> If D1 equals DELETE, then put the value DEL in E1
> If D1 had been ADD, then I would want the value PUT in E1
>
> Does this make any sense?
>
> Thanks for any help!
>
> Thomas
>
>
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/

```
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frank.kabel (11126)
1/23/2004 10:15:18 PM
```Thomas,

Try the following formula:

"ThomasN >" <<ThomasN.10i94b@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote in
message news:ThomasN.10i94b@excelforum-nospam.com...
> Hello,
>
> I have a spreadsheet where a certain column display what is to
be done
> with the information. For example:
> A        B      C        D
> 123   456   789    DELETE
>
> What I'd like to do in column E is to make a formula that says:
>
> If D1 equals DELETE, then put the value DEL in E1
> If D1 had been ADD, then I would want the value PUT in E1
>
> Does this make any sense?
>
> Thanks for any help!
>
> Thomas
>
>
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
>

```
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chip1 (1821)
1/23/2004 10:15:36 PM
```Thanks Frank and Chip!  That is exactly what I needed!! :)

Thomas

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1/23/2004 10:48:21 PM

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