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If Iserror Calculation

This calculation sits quite happily in a workbook doing what it is supposed to do.

=IF(ISERROR(1-OFFSET(INPUT70!$A$1,20+B3,2)/OFFSET(INPUT70!$A$1,19+B3,2)-1),0,1-OFFSET(INPUT70!$A$1,20+B3,2)/OFFSET(INPUT70!$A$1,19+B3,2)-1)

In a sister worksheet is this calculation

=IF(ISERROR(1-OFFSET(INPUT71!$A$1,20+B3,2)/OFFSET(INPUT71!$A$1,19+B3,2)-1),0,1-OFFSET(INPUT71!$A$1,20+B3,2)/OFFSET(INPUT71!$A$1,19+B3,2)-1)

The name of the worksheet is all that is different.

Can anyone help me combine the two, so that I have a summary calculation covering both worksheets. I have tried for over an hour and just can't get it to come right.


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I work in finance and often use formulas to calculate variances between two figures. Many of my spreadsheets are quite large at this point and there are occasional zeroes in the data. This creates #DIV/0! errors in my variance formulas.

For example, let's say I have the following formula to calculate year-over-year variance for two numbers:

EXAMPLE 1 =B1/A1-1

This works fine if the value in A1 is not zero. So when I see a #DIV/0! error I go into the formula and change it to:

EXAMPLE 2 =IF(ISERROR(B1/A1-1),"n/a",B1/A1-1)

This will show n/a if the formula is equating to an error.

Since I have so many workbooks with variance calculations and the IF-ISERROR formula is not easy to type out quickly, is there a way to use VBA to modify the formula in the ActiveCell to bring in the IF-ISERROR syntax? Maybe something like this:

Take original formula from Example 1 above, add "IF(ISERROR(" before it, then add the n/a part, and finally put the origianl formula at the end and enclose in a closing parenthesis.

Thanks in advance for any tips!

I have a calculated field in a pivot table that sometimes returns a #Value! erorr. The formula is like =IF(ISERROR(('PBD May08'-'PBD Apr08')/'PBD Apr08'),"Error ",('PBD May08'-'PBD Apr08')/'PBD Apr08'). Even with the iserror the value error still displays. Does anyone know how to get around this. I tried conditional formatting but am not sure what to put in there for the value error. Thanks!

Can anyone help with this issue?
i started to input =if(iserror(
into existing formulas to eliminate the #div/0! in a few select cells.
Before i used this in my formula i had a different calculation than the one after i added ISERROR to it. I manually did the calculations and they are off by a little. Is there a way i can correct this?
Thanks

Hi, I'm trying to find a more efficient way to avoid errors.

Right now I have:

if(iserror(XYZ);"";XYZ)

where XYZ is some long part of the formula. I do not want Excel calculating XYZ twice if there is no error...it almost takes a minute to calculate the entire workbook as is.

Is there a formula I can use which will check if there is an error, return ABC if there is an error, otherwise return the input that was being checked for errors (i.e. formula above) all within the same cell?

I am trying to calculate the % variance of a few columns and I am stuck on a #Div/0 error for one of them. The current formula I am using is =IF(ISERROR(G13/F13), "-",(SUM(F13-G13) /G13)). The only problem is I want to return the proper % over Budget but I get the #DIV/0! error.
So in the first and second row below the formula works fine (See - and 8.1%). But the third row I need it to return the value of 100% (over budget). Can you tell me what I am doing wrong? I must be missing a return formula but everything I have tried has failed. Thanks.

0 0 0 0 -
1,180,464 1,092,496 997,577 87,968 8.1%
111 0 0 111 #DIV/0!

OK, I'm not sure what i'm doing wrong here so if someone could explain/correct that would be great.

=IF(ISERROR(OFFSET(Form!$K$2,Graphing!A$2,1,1))=TRUE,"",OFFSET(Form!$K$2,Graphing!A$2,1,1))

As Form!K2 does not contain an error i'm unsure as to why this formula isn't working, it just returns the value FALSE in the cell..

I've checked all cell references and they're all correct


	VB:
	
 
 
For FormulaRemake = 2 To 2000 
     
    Worksheets("Data").Range("D" & FormulaRemake).Formula = ""=If(ISERROR(Data!W"" & FormulaRemake - 1 & "")"" &
""=True,"",Data!W"" & FormulaRemake - 1 & "")"" 
     
Next 
 
Application.ScreenUpdating = True 

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I'm having troubles with the syntax for the .Formula part, can someone help me with it? I read that when you do this you're supposed to double quote everything, except if you need a "" in it...?
Should look like this when done right:

=IF(ISERROR(Data!W1)=TRUE,"",Data!W1)

Also is there anything besides ScreenUpdating that will make this code run faster? Thanks.

Hi,

I would be extremely grateful if anyone could help with this.

I would like some code that would wrap if(iserror) around a formula, so that if the result is an error then no text is shown. It would be good if I could select a range and the formula would be adjusted for all cells with formula in. (Would be even better if cells with references in could have if(isblank) instead!) I am currently spending ages adjusting all my formulas manually and haven't got time to try and work out how to do this with vba.(I'm not very experienced with it!)

e.g. =INDEX('Characs Single'!$B$1:$C$100,MATCH('1Report'!$B12,'Characs Single'!$B$1:$B$19,0),2)

would be come

=IF(ISERROR(INDEX('Characs Single'!$B$1:$C$100,MATCH('1Report'!$B12,'Characs Single'!$B$1:$B$19,0),2)),"",INDEX('Characs Single'!$B$1:$C$100,MATCH('1Report'!$B12,'Characs Single'!$B$1:$B$19,0),2))

Many thanks.

Matt

Hi. I am trying to tell the computer to skip the part if it goes into error. The program always stops when it goes to the code portions where there is cell.find

I think if it doesn't find anything anymore, that's when it screws up.

I put in an if iserror then statement, but it doesn't seem to work. any help would be appreciated.

thanks.

Sub change_month()
'
' change_month Macro
' Rob Reyes
'

'
Range("A3").Select
ActiveCell.Replace What:="AUGUST", Replacement:="SEPTEMBER", LookAt:= _
xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _
ReplaceFormat:=False
Cells.Find(What:="AUGUST", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlFormulas, LookAt _
:=xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:= _
False, SearchFormat:=False).Activate
If IsError Then
ActiveWindow.LargeScroll Down:=-1
ActiveWindow.ScrollRow = 4
ActiveWindow.ScrollRow = 3
ActiveWindow.ScrollRow = 2
ActiveWindow.ScrollRow = 1
Range("J6").Select
ActiveCell.Replace What:="AUG", Replacement:="SEP", LookAt:=xlPart, _
SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _
ReplaceFormat:=False
If IsError Then
Cells.Find(What:="AUG", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlFormulas, LookAt:= _
xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
, SearchFormat:=False).Activate
ActiveCell.Replace What:="Aug", Replacement:="Sep", LookAt:=xlPart, _
SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _
ReplaceFormat:=False
If IsError Then
Cells.Find(What:="Aug", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlFormulas, LookAt:= _
xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
, SearchFormat:=False).Activate
ActiveWindow.LargeScroll Down:=-2
Sheets("FY06 Sales Budget- US Work Fil").Select
Range("A2").Select
ActiveCell.Replace What:="AUG", Replacement:="SEP", LookAt:=xlPart, _
SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _
ReplaceFormat:=False
If IsError Then
Cells.Find(What:="AUG", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlFormulas, LookAt:= _
xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
, SearchFormat:=False).Activate
Range("G3").Select
ActiveCell.Replace What:="AUG", Replacement:="SEP", LookAt:=xlPart, _
SearchOrder:=xlByRows, MatchCase:=False, SearchFormat:=False, _
ReplaceFormat:=False
If IsError Then
Cells.Find(What:="AUG", After:=ActiveCell, LookIn:=xlFormulas, LookAt:= _
xlPart, SearchOrder:=xlByRows, SearchDirection:=xlNext, MatchCase:=False _
, SearchFormat:=False).Activate
Sheets("SUMMARY (2)").Select
Range("A1").Select
End If
End If
End If
End If
End If
End Sub

I have painstaking got this fromula to work as I have needed to add new criteria to it. I was thrilled with being able to do it all on my own. Then I realized I need to add a new criteria, and well, I have been fighting with potential modifications, and loing this battle (miserably).

My current formula that works perfectly is:

=IF($N2="",IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($B2,MMP_Staff!$B$2:$C$1198,2,FALSE)),"Missing Resource","Complete"),"Resolved")

What I need to factor in is an adidtion variable that if cell $N2 contains the exact text of "Not listed on MMP_Staff worksheet" then the result will display as "Add Resource". Currently these items show as "Resolved" because of my latest modification.

Now this particular text is not part of a larger string, it will be the only text that appears in cell N2.

Hi there,
I have a column which either has numbers or #VALUEs for where numbers are not present
What I am trying to do is that, IF (cell L4 says #Value) then use C4, if it already has a number then leave alone..

Is this possible to do an IF(iserror function ??

Thanks in advance

I've got a formula in a cell, =IF($G5>$C5,$C5/$G5,1-$G5/$C5), but am having trouble adding the "if iserror"

I'm using Excel 2003

Can anyone help?
Thanks, Nigel.

With the below data in Excel 2007 usinsing IFERROR , it's pretty simple to bring in the - if all the cells in the range are blank instead of the #N/A

With Excel 2003 I know that I have to use IF(ISERROR. I have tried numerous ways to insert the "-" between my formula but can't come up with it.

IWS LV

*CDEFG4LOCABCBEGTBILOWEST51.501.331.451.25TBI61.501.33*1.25TBI71.50*1.451.25TBI8****#N/A9****-
Spreadsheet FormulasCellFormulaG5=INDEX($C$4:$F$4,MATCH(MIN(C5:F5),C5:F5,0))G6=INDEX($C$4:$F$4,MATCH(MIN(C6:F6),C6:F6,0))G7=INDEX($C$4:$F$4,MATCH(MIN(C7:F7),C7:F7,0))G8=INDEX($C$4:$F$4,MATCH(MIN(C8:F8),C8:F8,0))G9=IFERROR(INDEX($C$4:$F$4,MATCH(MIN(C9:F9),C9:F9,0)),"-")

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G9 houses the 2007 function that works just fine in 2007.

In G8 I am trying to get rid of the #N/A for 2003.
I have tried
Code:
Along with alot of other variations of that with no luck.

I know that it is staring me in the eyes, but I can't see it.

What am I not seeing?

Harry

BTW:
If it wasn't clear, I am trying to determine the Min in each row and bring in the Header for that Min

I am trying to use IF(ISERROR(...) to eliminate #DIV/0 error messages.

Original formula:
=IF(Factors!$B$2=1,AVERAGE(Headcount!B14),IF(Factors!$B$2=2,AVERAGE(Headcount!B14:C14),IF(Factors!$B$2=3,AVERAGE(Headcou nt!B14:D14),IF(Factors!$B$2=4,AVERAGE(Headcount!E14),IF(Factors!$B$2=5,AVERAGE(Headcount!E14:F14),IF(Factors!$B$2=6,AVER AGE(Headcount!E14:G14),0))))))

Factors: Name of a tab
Headcount: Name of a tab

The synopsis is that this formula goes to the Factors tab to determine the month. Once the month is determined, it then knows where to proceed in the formula above to find the average; if none of the months on the Factors tab match, then it returns 0. However, in the ranges where I am trying to find the average, some months are all zeros, thus giving me the #DIV/0 message.

I have two columns due to nested IF limitations; one for the first 6 months and one for the second 6 months of the year and I get the same #DIV/0 message in both (obviously).

I have tried many ways to get this to add IF(ISERROR(...) to my formula, but I am still not able to get the Excel to accept what I type.

Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm not married to the above formula if someone knows of a better/more efficient formula, but I don't want to have #DIV/0 errors.

Thanks in advance for any help.

RCMII

I'm having a problem with the following formula:

=IF(VLOOKUP(A645,'Main List'!B:F,3,FALSE)=0,"Not Approved",IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(A645,'Main List'!B:F,3,FALSE)),"Not Found",VLOOKUP(A645,'Main List'!B:F,3,FALSE)))

It looks up an item on the main list. If the item exists, and there is something in the approval column, it lists the text from the approval column. If the approval column is empty, it displays "Not Approved". If it isn't found it's supposed to list "Not Found". If it's not found, it displays #N/A.

The really odd thing is that if I copy

=IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(A645,'Main List'!B:F,3,FALSE)),"Not Found",VLOOKUP(A645,'Main List'!B:F,3,FALSE))

to another column it works as intended. I imagine it's something stupid like a comma or parentheses in the wrong place but I'm not seeing it.

Any help would be appreciated.

Maybe there's a better way to do this?

I have sheets named Sheet1, Shoebury, Shoe Dops and East Ham Dops.I'm trying to set up a lookup on Sheet1 so that a name entered into cell B2 will produce a result.The following Code:
 only produces a result if a name found on East Ham Dops is entered. All other names (found on Shoebury or Shoe Dops) result
in a #NA error.

Any ideas? Is my basic logic flawed?

thanks

Nick

I need to write an IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP... statement that checks in column A to see if it contains a name in my lookup list (about 100 long). If it doesn't find it in there, check column B. If it's not there, check column C. If it's not there, check D. And finally...after all that, I need it to bring through "FOUND" if it found it in any of those 4 columns, and "NOT FOUND" if it didn't find it in any of those 4 columns.

Sounds easy, but I've never nested an IF(ISERROR(... before and the options I've tried give me all sorts of errors. The one I thought would work was...

=IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A2,'Sheet'!$A$2:$A$180,1,0)),IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A2,'Sheet'!$B$2:$B$180,1,0)),IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A 2,'Sheet'!$C$2:$C$180,1,0)),IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A2,'Sheet'!$D$2:$D$180,1,0)),"NOT FOUND","FOUND")))

...but I think it's too few functions.

Help?!!?

Edit: Aladin Akyurek replied to a previous posting with this (but this won't work because it is looking for a specific and single value. Also it kind of brute forces Excel to say Found, Not Found and I need my methodology to be clear to the recipients of the workbook:

=COUNTIF('Sheet'!$A$2:$D$180,$A2)
Custom format the formula cell as:
[=0]"NOT FOUND";[>0]"FOUND"

I need to write an IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP... statement that looks in one column for a name (call it "Adam"). If it doesn't find it in there, check the second column for Adam. If it's not there, check the third. If it's not there, check the fourth. And finally...after all that, I need it to bring through "FOUND" if it found it in any of those 4 columns, and "NOT FOUND" if it didn't find it in any of those 4 columns.

Sounds easy, but I've never nested an IF(ISERROR(... before and the options I've tried give me all sorts of errors. The one I thought would work was...

=IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A2,'Sheet'!$A$2:$A$180,1,0)),IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A2,'Sheet'!$B$2:$B$180,1,0)),IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A 2,'Sheet'!$C$2:$C$180,1,0)),IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP($A2,'Sheet'!$D$2:$D$180,1,0)),"NOT FOUND","FOUND")))

...but I think it's too few functions.

Help?!!?

Hi,

How to use =IF(ISERROR For the following formula?

=IF(K13>0,MAX(12,K13*0.0012),"")

Regards.

EXCEL won't let me write this fx:

=IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(I14,Sheet1!$B$2:$M$496,12,FALSE),"",(VLOOKUP(I14,Sheet1!$B$2:$M$496,12,FALSE))

It's throbbing at the "" part.
If the VLLOKUP results in a #N/A I want a "blank" to appear, not eh #N/A.
How can I correct the Fx???

Zac

I get an 'you've entered too many arguements' error message with my formula
below. What do I need to do to get it to work?

I have 2 tables, PR and nonPR, and I want to add values together where the
left most strings match in each. If only one table contains the string then
take that value, if neither do then return a blank.

=IF(ISERROR(VLOOKUP(K16,pr,3,FALSE)),if(iserror(VL OOKUP(K16,nonpr,3,FALSE)),"",VLOOKUP(K16,nonpr,3,F ALSE)*1000,if(iserror(VLOOKUP(K16,nonpr,3,FALSE)), VLOOKUP(K16,pr,3,FALSE),VLOOKUP(K16,pr,3,FALSE)+(V LOOKUP(K16,nonpr,3,FALSE)*1000))))

I have this formula:

=IF(ISERROR(INDEX('8DBC'!$A$1:$BG$500,MATCH($A10,' 8DBC'!$A$1:$A$500,0),49)),"",INDEX('8DBC'!$A$1:$BG $500,MATCH($A10,'8DBC'!$A$1:$A$500,0),49))

I need to be able to see if there is data in the range matching up in
8DBC, column 49, if not, to draw information from SI-1, column 4. How
do I format this formula to do just that?

I have tried, but I struggle with formula error's

Regards

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Hi guys, looking for some help ,,,,, I am trying to use the ISERROR function
within a formula to return 0% if the data returned is an error ,,,,,, formula
is
=IF($A$3="4Q05",VLOOKUP($C11,fourth,2,0)/VLOOKUP($C11,fourth,14,0)), which
in itself works fine, but can't get the iF ISERROR to work with it.

I'm trying to work up a formula that will look at the value in a cell, find
it in a column on another sheet, and when found pull the value from the same
row, different column where the match was found. Here's what I have so far:

=IF(ISERROR(MATCH($B2,'[TIRs 11-06-03.xls]Sheet1'!$C$2:$C$12000,0)),0, ????

So if the match for the value in B2 was found in C100, the formula would
pull the value from G100.

Any assistance is appreciated.

Ed


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