IF Function in Excel – Formula Explained with Examples

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What is the use of IF function?

IF Function in Excel helps us to check a condition, it returns one value if a specified condition is TRUE, or another value if the condtion is FALSE

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What is the syntax of IF function?

IF Function in Excel- Syntax

IF( logical-text,

[value_if_true], [value_if_false] )

logical-text: it is a condition to test
[value_if_true]: value to be returend if the condition is satisfying/True
[value_if_false]: value to be returned if the condition is not satisfying/False

IF Function in Excel – Examples

IF Function in Excel- Example 1

Example 1: Returns “Fine” as the salary is not more than 2000
This example IF formula is checking if B14 cell values is greater than 2000 or not, it is printing as “Fine” as the cell value (2000) is not greater than 2000.

Example 2: Returns “Exceeded” as the salary is more than 3500
This example IF formula is checking if B15 cell values is greater than 3500 or not, it is printing as “Exceeded” as the cell value (4000) is greater than 3500.

Example 3: Returns “Fine” as the salary is more than 10000
This example IF formula is checking if B16 cell values is greater than 10000 or not, it is printing as “Fine” as the cell value (8000) is not greater than 10000.

Examples on IF With AND

IF - Example 2

Example 4: Returns “Fine” as the both conditions are satisfying
Example 5: Returns “Fine” as the both conditions are satisfying
Example 6: Returns “Exceeded” as the second condition is failing

Examples on IF With OR

IF - Example 3

Example 7: Returns “Good” as the both conditions are not satisfying
Example 8: Returns “Good” as the both conditions are not satisfying
Example 9: Returns “Not Good” as the second condition is satisfying

Examples on Nested IF Conditions

IF - Example 4

Example a: Returns “Less” as the first condition is satisfying
Example b: Returns “Less” as the second condition is satisfying
Example c: Returns “Less” as the third condition is satisfying

VBA example on IF function

IF function is also available in VBA, following is the example code:

Dim sOuput as String
Dim iVal as Integer
iVal=2000
If iVal < =3500 Then sOutput="Good" Else sOutput="Not Good" End If

Output: sOutput=Good

Reference:

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