Assign Specific Number To Cells Based On Another Cell Value In String

Feb 27, 2013

So I have this list (I made it a little bit shorter).

So what you see is two different tasks (01 and 02) and three different conditions (A, B and C). In column B you see the result I would like to have. '/Searchtask_01.html' in A1 belongs to conditions A, because it is in session A. However, '/Searchtask_01.html' in A10 belongs to conditions B, because it is in session B.

How to get the results in B with a formula?

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I'm currrently using column I and col J

in col I are all the units of measurement: KG, PKT, BAG
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KG as 9999999
PKT as 8888888
BAg as 7777777

if(i2=kg, 999999999,"false!")

i was thinking of using if....but triple if formulas would be long isn't it?

PART2 of this would be using:

to check 5 values and if it is 999999999 it'll return KG
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If date in B2 - date in A2 is 30 or less days but more than 7, put a 3 in cell C2.
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Another, maybe simpler, way of saying it is:

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Each of those values corresponds to a heading, say: CDE; DFE; FGE; DFE; ERD; DEA; BDF; DFB; CDE; CEF; CAB; FAB. As you will note some of the headings may or may not be the same and may or may not include the same letters in different orders.

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