#### Issue writing IF OR Error Formula Types

```Having trouble putting a formala together.

I have the following formula which works:

Senario : \$d\$d = either weight or unit or unknown (of an ingredient)
e8= is  a quantity number ( either in grams or units, o
an ingredient. eg 100 or 1)
Raw data is in nutrition!\$b\$6:\$g\$70

The following formula works so far:

f8 ( which is the no. o
calories)=if(\$d\$d="weight",e8/100,e8)*vlookup(c8,nutrition!\$b\$6:\$g\$70,3,false)

But I also want to add to it that

If e8(quantity)=0 or blank or invalid then "qty?" should appear in th
f8 cell

And not sure what to do to avoid an error in f8 if \$d\$d = unknown??

Am completely stuck here, need help asap.

lozza

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```Hazarding a wild guess ..
Perhaps you mean something like this:
=IF(E8="","qty?",IF(D8="weight",E8/100,E8*VLOOKUP(C8,nutrition!\$B\$6:\$G\$70,3,0)))
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"lozzam" <lozzam.2g9vgp@news.excelbanter.com> wrote in message
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>
> Having trouble putting a formala together.
>
> I have the following formula which works:
>
> Senario : \$d\$d = either weight or unit or unknown (of an ingredient)
> e8= is  a quantity number ( either in grams or units, of
> an ingredient. eg 100 or 1)
> Raw data is in nutrition!\$b\$6:\$g\$70
>
> The following formula works so far:
>
> f8 ( which is the no. of
> calories)=if(\$d\$d="weight",e8/100,e8)*vlookup(c8,nutrition!\$b\$6:\$g\$70,3,false)
>
> But I also want to add to it that
>
> If e8(quantity)=0 or blank or invalid then "qty?" should appear in the
> f8 cell
>
> And not sure what to do to avoid an error in f8 if \$d\$d = unknown??
>
> Am completely stuck here, need help asap.
>
> lozzam
>
>
>
>
> --
> lozzam

```
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demechanik (4694)
10/26/2006 7:14:05 AM

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