#### can't figure out the formula to use

```Hello,

I have a SS with 3 columns that look something like this:

A:(NAME)     B:(Agency[Vlookup Result])  C:(Formula Result)
Jones, Joe   Agency1                     Agency1 A-M
Smith, Bob   Agency2                     Agency2 N-Z
Kid, Gregg   Agency3                     Agency3
Rohl, Jim    Agency4                     Agency4

**column B is a result of another sheet in the workbook...

I am trying to find a formula that would follow this
logic:

if the 1st letter in A1 is between A-M, and B1
is "Agency1" or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"A-M"'.  if
the first letter in A1 is between N-Z, and B1 is "Agency1"
or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"N-Z"'.  If B1 equals
anything BUT "Agency1" or "Agency2", then the result will
only be 'B1'.

I appreciate the help.  Thanks...

```
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anonymous (74722)
8/10/2004 4:16:55 PM
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```There may be better ways but for your specific example:

=B2&IF(--(RIGHT(B2,1))<3,IF(LEFT(A2,1)<"N"," A-M"," N-Z"),"")

seems to work.

HTH

Sandy

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"Katie" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:353201c47ef5\$74659c40\$a301280a@phx.gbl...
> Hello,
>
> I have a SS with 3 columns that look something like this:
>
> A:(NAME)     B:(Agency[Vlookup Result])  C:(Formula Result)
> Jones, Joe   Agency1                     Agency1 A-M
> Smith, Bob   Agency2                     Agency2 N-Z
> Kid, Gregg   Agency3                     Agency3
> Rohl, Jim    Agency4                     Agency4
>
> **column B is a result of another sheet in the workbook...
>
> I am trying to find a formula that would follow this
> logic:
>
> if the 1st letter in A1 is between A-M, and B1
> is "Agency1" or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"A-M"'.  if
> the first letter in A1 is between N-Z, and B1 is "Agency1"
> or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"N-Z"'.  If B1 equals
> anything BUT "Agency1" or "Agency2", then the result will
> only be 'B1'.
>
> I appreciate the help.  Thanks...
>

```
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sandymann (252)
8/10/2004 6:21:09 PM
```Unfortunately that didn't work.  Any other ideas???

Thanks!
Katie

>-----Original Message-----
>There may be better ways but for your specific example:
>
>=B2&IF(--(RIGHT(B2,1))<3,IF(LEFT(A2,1)<"N"," A-M"," N-
Z"),"")
>
>seems to work.
>
>HTH
>
>Sandy
>
>--
>to e-mail direct replace @mailintor.com with
@tiscali.co.uk
>
>"Katie" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:353201c47ef5\$74659c40\$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a SS with 3 columns that look something like
this:
>>
>> A:(NAME)     B:(Agency[Vlookup Result])  C:(Formula
Result)
>> Jones, Joe   Agency1                     Agency1 A-M
>> Smith, Bob   Agency2                     Agency2 N-Z
>> Kid, Gregg   Agency3                     Agency3
>> Rohl, Jim    Agency4                     Agency4
>>
>> **column B is a result of another sheet in the
workbook...
>>
>> I am trying to find a formula that would follow this
>> logic:
>>
>> if the 1st letter in A1 is between A-M, and B1
>> is "Agency1" or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"A-M"'.
if
>> the first letter in A1 is between N-Z, and B1
is "Agency1"
>> or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"N-Z"'.  If B1 equals
>> anything BUT "Agency1" or "Agency2", then the result
will
>> only be 'B1'.
>>
>> I appreciate the help.  Thanks...
>>
>
>
>.
>
```
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anonymous (74722)
8/10/2004 7:09:48 PM
```To clarify, the "Agency1", "Agency2" names were only
examples.  There are actual agencies that will be in
there, so I wouldn't be able to look up via the RIGHT
function...

>-----Original Message-----
>There may be better ways but for your specific example:
>
>=B2&IF(--(RIGHT(B2,1))<3,IF(LEFT(A2,1)<"N"," A-M"," N-
Z"),"")
>
>seems to work.
>
>HTH
>
>Sandy
>
>--
>to e-mail direct replace @mailintor.com with
@tiscali.co.uk
>
>"Katie" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message
>news:353201c47ef5\$74659c40\$a301280a@phx.gbl...
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a SS with 3 columns that look something like
this:
>>
>> A:(NAME)     B:(Agency[Vlookup Result])  C:(Formula
Result)
>> Jones, Joe   Agency1                     Agency1 A-M
>> Smith, Bob   Agency2                     Agency2 N-Z
>> Kid, Gregg   Agency3                     Agency3
>> Rohl, Jim    Agency4                     Agency4
>>
>> **column B is a result of another sheet in the
workbook...
>>
>> I am trying to find a formula that would follow this
>> logic:
>>
>> if the 1st letter in A1 is between A-M, and B1
>> is "Agency1" or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"A-M"'.
if
>> the first letter in A1 is between N-Z, and B1
is "Agency1"
>> or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"N-Z"'.  If B1 equals
>> anything BUT "Agency1" or "Agency2", then the result
will
>> only be 'B1'.
>>
>> I appreciate the help.  Thanks...
>>
>
>
>.
>
```
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anonymous (74722)
8/10/2004 7:17:26 PM
```Katie,
Try the following:
=IF(OR(B1="Agency 1",B1="Agenc
2"),IF(CODE(A1)<=77,B1&"A-M",B1&"N-Z"),B1)
Which assumes that the Names are in Column A, the Agency 1/Agency 2
other is in column C and the concatenation formula is in column C
Late add Katie: But all you should need to do to my formula is t
substitute your real agency names for the "agency 1" "agency 2" i

Hope this help

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```
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8/10/2004 7:24:50 PM
```Fabulous.  It worked!!!  Thanks!
>-----Original Message-----
>Katie,
>Try the following:
>=IF(OR(B1="Agency 1",B1="Agency
>2"),IF(CODE(A1)<=77,B1&"A-M",B1&"N-Z"),B1)
>Which assumes that the Names are in Column A, the Agency
1/Agency 2/
>other is in column C and the concatenation formula is in
column C
>Late add Katie: But all you should need to do to my
formula is to
>substitute your real agency names for the "agency
1" "agency 2" i
>
>Hope this helps
>
>
>---
>Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
>
>.
>
```
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anonymous (74722)
8/10/2004 8:14:42 PM
```>-----Original Message-----
>Hello,
>
>I have a SS with 3 columns that look something like this:
>
>A:(NAME)     B:(Agency[Vlookup Result])  C:(Formula
Result)
>Jones, Joe   Agency1                     Agency1 A-M
>Smith, Bob   Agency2                     Agency2 N-Z
>Kid, Gregg   Agency3                     Agency3
>Rohl, Jim    Agency4                     Agency4
>
>**column B is a result of another sheet in the workbook...
>
>I am trying to find a formula that would follow this
>logic:
>
>if the 1st letter in A1 is between A-M, and B1
>is "Agency1" or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"A-M"'.
if
>the first letter in A1 is between N-Z, and B1
is "Agency1"
>or "Agency2", then C1 will be 'B1&"N-Z"'.  If B1 equals
>anything BUT "Agency1" or "Agency2", then the result will
>only be 'B1'.
>
>I appreciate the help.  Thanks...
>
>.Hello,
You are running out on the bottom of the board,so I rush:
(There maybe shorter formulae but no time!)
In C1:

if(and(or(left(a1,1)="A",left(a1,1)="B",.....left(a1,1)
="M"),Mid(B1,1,6)="agency"),"B1&A-M",
if(and(or(left(a1,1)="N",.....left(a1,1)="Z"),Mid(b1,1,6)
="agency")," B1&N-Z","B1"))
if first letter a-m in column a and column B="Agency"
then:"B1&A-M",if first letters in col. A n-z and col b
first five letters are agency then:B1&N-z else B1.

hope this helps!
CHECK PARENTHESIS !!!!
>
```
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gabelene (6)
8/12/2004 9:03:38 PM

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