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PaulaMA
Regular Visitor

Nested IF AND statement

Could anyone help me with this? I keep getting this error message

 

Expression.Error: The name 'IF' wasn't recognized. Make sure it's spelled correctly

 

Table.AddColumn(#"Added Conditional Column1", "Custom", IF (
AND ( [IncidentsPrevMth]-([NoofIncidentsLast12]/12)>0, [IncidentsPrev2ndMth]-([NoofIncidentsLast12]/12)>0),
1,0))

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FreemanZ
Super User
Super User

hi @PaulaMA ,

 

try like:

Table.AddColumn(
    #"Added Conditional Column1",
    "Custom",
    each if  [IncidentsPrevMth]-([NoofIncidentsLast12]/12)>0 and [IncidentsPrev2ndMth]-([NoofIncidentsLast12]/12)>0
    then 1
    else 0
)

j_ocean
Helper V
Helper V

You might want to code custom columns in the GUI custom column editor, this looks like you got it out of advanced editor.

 

The custom column editor has better syntax support and error messages.

mlsx4
Super User
Super User

Hi @PaulaMA 

 

If you are using PQ, you need to change the syntax (you're mixing with DAX):

 

You should do something similar to this (could be some syntax error with parenthesis because of doing it here):

 

 

Table.AddColumn(#"Added Conditional Column1", "Custom", each if ([IncidentsPrevMth]-([NoofIncidentsLast12]/12))>0 and ([IncidentsPrev2ndMth]-([NoofIncidentsLast12]/12))>0 then
1 else 0)

 

 

 I mean, if..then..else for the ifs conditions and the keyword "and" to do the AND

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