# How do I write an if statement in Excel?

## How do I write an if statement in Excel?

Use the IF function, one of the logical functions, to return one value if a condition is true and another value if it’s false. For example: =IF(A2>B2,”Over Budget”,”OK”) =IF(A2=B2,B4-A4,””)

### How do you make a cell red in Excel?

Re: RE: How do I make excel change the colour of a cell depending on a different cells date?

- Select cell A2.
- click Conditional Formatting on the Home ribbon.
- click New Rule.
- click Use a formula to determine which cells to format.
- click into the formula box and enter the formula.
- click the Format button and select a red color.

**How do you write an IF statement in Excel?**

How to Write an IF statement in Excel. The IF statement has two parts; first IF a comparison or condition is TRUE, and second IF a comparison or condition is FALSE. In Excel it has following syntax to follow; =IF (logical_test, [value_if_true], [value_if_false])

**What does an IF statement mean in Excel?**

An IF statement is a useful operation to use in Excel. It tests to determine if a certain condition in a spreadsheet is true or false by comparing a value to that of a cell to a user-set condition, and replaces it with input that the user sets as well. It sounds complicated, but formulating an IF statement is not at all hard.

## How to do multiple IF statements in Excel?

How to Use Multiple IF Statements in Microsoft Excel Understanding the Excel IF Statement. Nesting Multiple IF Statements. An Example Nested IF Function. Error Codes for IF Statements. Common Issues With Nested IF Statements. Maximum Number of Nested IFs. The IFS Function in Excel. The VLOOKUP Function.

### What if Excel formula example?

Here’s is an example of the IF OR formula in the simplest form: =IF(OR(B2=”delivered”, B2=”paid”), “Closed”, “Open”) What the formula says is this: If cell B2 contains “delivered” or “cancelled”, mark the order as “Closed”, otherwise “Open”.