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I have a complex formula i need to create to look up various fields, with percentages of totals to be given if certain criteria are met, and need some guidance.

In column P i have a monetary figure. In column D i have a business deal type, New Business, Renewal or Upsell. In column T i have some Inside Sales users (some are blank depending if they assisted)

If a deal is New Business or Upsell I need to work out the % of the monetary figure. (renewals excluded).

If the deal has an Inside Sale usernames i need to calculate 3% of the monetary figure), however if the deal doesn't have an inside Sales user assigned i need to calculate 2% of the monetary figure.

If anyone can assist i would be very grateful!

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[You should be able to use ISBLANK here too.] Hopefully this is what you want:

SU565092 example

The logic is "Where Renewal, show 0, otherwise if T is blank apply 2%, else apply 3%".

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pnuts, I think you need to put in a condition to exclude Renewals from the % of monetary amount calculation. –  chuff Mar 13 '13 at 13:20
    
@chuff Spot on, thank you. –  pnuts Mar 13 '13 at 13:35
    
thanks guys much appreciated as always. You mentioned a condition to exclude renewals from the monetary amount, however i think the D2=Renewal,0 formula has catered for this. I have gone through the sheet and can see all renewals have returned a $0 –  Rohan F Mar 13 '13 at 22:07
    
I edited my first answer to take into account what @chuff spotted (you can see I made a right royal mess of things if you click on the time next to "edited" in my answer). Still, got there in the end! –  pnuts Mar 13 '13 at 22:19
    
I have used the below formula to calculate to commission percentage of a certain deal =IF($D97="Renewal",0,IF(ISBLANK($T97),$P97*0.026,$P97*0.031) what i now need to is look up a certain entry in Column C, such as NZ, and if so need to add an exchange rate of 0.8, any ideas how to automate this as opposed to just adding *0.8 at the end of the formual manually? –  Rohan F Mar 17 '13 at 22:14

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