#### Changing true and false

```How do I do a formula where, rather than using TRUE and FALSE, I can
enter WON or LOST?
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```"Andrew Gill" wrote...
>How do I do a formula where, rather than using TRUE and FALSE, I can
>enter WON or LOST?

If you mean is there sume way to use WON and LOST as tokens in formulas just
like TRUE and FALSE, then define them as names, WON referring to =TRUE and LOST
referring to =FALSE. If you mean something else, details would help, like a
sample formula. Don't depend on others to be able to read your mind.

--
To top-post is human, to bottom-post and snip is sublime.
```
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hrlngrv (1990)
1/7/2004 8:45:06 PM
```I don't think Andy reads any follow-ups to his messages, but I know exactly
what he wants to do: if(x,"word1","word2") rather than the if(x) default
response of true or false. If he kept his questions in the same thread -- or
bothered to read replies to them -- he would have been done with this hours
ago.

"Harlan Grove" <hrlngrv@aol.com> wrote in message
news:md_Kb.21545\$85.762@www.newsranger.com...
> "Andrew Gill" wrote...
> >How do I do a formula where, rather than using TRUE and FALSE, I can
> >enter WON or LOST?
>
> If you mean is there sume way to use WON and LOST as tokens in formulas
just
> like TRUE and FALSE, then define them as names, WON referring to =TRUE and
LOST
> referring to =FALSE. If you mean something else, details would help, like
a
> sample formula. Don't depend on others to be able to read your mind.
>
> --
> To top-post is human, to bottom-post and snip is sublime.

```
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daverx (100)
1/7/2004 9:06:51 PM
```This is the formula
=IF(K3,J2+I3,J2-E3)
J2+I3=TRUE
J2-E3=FALSE

could you explain step-by-step how to difine names, so that I can
enter WON for the first one, and LOST for the other.

On Wed, 07 Jan 2004 20:45:06 GMT, Harlan Grove<hrlngrv@aol.com> wrote:

>"Andrew Gill" wrote...
>>How do I do a formula where, rather than using TRUE and FALSE, I can
>>enter WON or LOST?
>
>If you mean is there sume way to use WON and LOST as tokens in formulas just
>like TRUE and FALSE, then define them as names, WON referring to =TRUE and LOST
>referring to =FALSE. If you mean something else, details would help, like a
>sample formula. Don't depend on others to be able to read your mind.

```
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1/7/2004 9:18:43 PM

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