IF function within an IF function?

How can I nest an IF function within an IF function?

What I have now:


What I would like:

IF G5 <= G6
THEN    IF J5 < J6, "A", "B"  
ELSE   "B"

If the the first 2 comparisons are equal, I want it to
evaluate different cell

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=IF (G5 <= G6,IF(J5 < J6, "A", "B" ),"B") should do it for 

Hope this helps

Paul Falla
>-----Original Message-----
>How can I nest an IF function within an IF function?
>What I have now:
>What I would like:
>IF G5 <= G6
>THEN    IF J5 < J6, "A", "B"  
>ELSE   "B"
>If the the first 2 comparisons are equal, I want it to
>evaluate different cells
>Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
paul_falla (99)
5/6/2004 10:51:33 AM

or, better still:


"picktr >" <<picktr.15txs2@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote in message
> How can I nest an IF function within an IF function?
> What I have now:
> =IF(G5<G6,"A","B")
> What I would like:
> IF G5 <= G6
> THEN    IF J5 < J6, "A", "B"
> ELSE   "B"
> If the the first 2 comparisons are equal, I want it to
> evaluate different cells
> ---
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5/6/2004 10:53:54 AM
H,I  are hidden

E                      F              G               J

5          Jeff 	      B	    10	     10	
6        Steve  	      B	    10	      9	

Both formulas are returning B

The result should be      Jeff       B

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5/6/2004 1:45:29 PM
That's not what you asked for, the conditions you stated with

G5<G6 i.e. 10 is not less than 10 so that is FALSE
 J5<J6    i.e. 10 is not less than 9 so that is also FALSE



Peo Sjoblom

"picktr >" <<picktr.15u79p@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote in message
> H,I  are hidden
> E                      F              G               J
> 5          Jeff       B     10      10
> 6        Steve        B     10       9
> Both formulas are returning B
> The result should be      Jeff       B
> Steve    A
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/

terre08 (1112)
5/6/2004 2:32:20 PM

Than how do I correct it?
( F )               ( G )        
( J )
row5          Jeff 	     ( B )	      (10)	    (10)	
row6	Steve            ( A )           (10)          (10)

I want the first evaluation to be from the first column of numbers
in column G

If both are = than it should look at the second column of numbers
in column J, then perform the function

If it were just the first column of numbers, that is easy

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5/6/2004 3:02:39 PM

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