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Is it possible to use more than one test in the IF() function in Calc? [closed]

asked 2013-02-27 07:35:30 +0200

chtfn gravatar image

updated 2015-10-26 22:11:03 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

Hi there

I was wondering if it is possible to use more than one test in the function IF().

What I want to do is changing the value to a fixed value if it drops below 0 or goes above 100.

At the moment, I am using

=IF([function]<0, [function], 0)

however, I would like to add this element too:

=IF([function]>100, [function], 100)

Is it possible to do both in one function?

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answered 2013-02-27 08:08:04 +0200

JohnSUN gravatar image

You can do this even without the function IF (). For example, such a formula

=MAX(0; MIN(100; [function]))

will perform the same test and give the desired result

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@UbuntuBrisbane -- Did @JohnSUN's answer work for you? If so, please mark it as correct so we can resolve this question. Thanks!

qubit gravatar imagequbit ( 2013-03-08 04:17:42 +0200 )edit

Yes, this one is great! Worked directly. Even though @ROSt52 's answer helped putting me on the right track and was using IF=, yours definitely makes it simpler.

Only funny thing is I think MAX and MIN should invert names, unless they mean "maximize" and "minimize? :)

chtfn gravatar imagechtfn ( 2013-03-10 00:21:03 +0200 )edit

answered 2013-02-27 09:17:35 +0200

ROSt52 gravatar image

An alternative to the interesting min-max function @JohnSUN explained you also can use

=if([fct]<0,fct=0,if([fct]>100,100, xxx))

For xxx you must find another thing the if-combination should do; e.g. replace xxx by [fct].

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Thank you for your answer. Actually, your function should be more like:

=IF([fct]&lt;0, 0, IF([fct]&gt;100, 100, [fct])

Could you correct that?

chtfn gravatar imagechtfn ( 2013-03-10 00:14:48 +0200 )edit

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