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I haven't been able to find an answer to this because I don't know how to word the search terms. How do I prevent a cell from going above the number 300,000? It is simply the sum of one column subtracted by another but when I haven't completed a set (because I am not to that day yet) it places a result higher than 300,000 and can be confusing.

  • do you have any formula in that cell? – MARK MY ANSWER Jan 2 at 6:14
  • Yes, it's just this: =E4-B4 – Mandy R Jan 2 at 6:18
  • E4 currently has the number 500,000 in it and B4 is empty as now. Is it possible to to show an answer not greater than 300,000 until I enter data in B4? – Mandy R Jan 2 at 6:21
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solution 1:

=IF(E4-B4<300000; E4-B4; )

solution 2:

=IF(AND(E4<>""; B4<>""); E4-B4; )

  • Solution 2 works. Thank you! Very much – Mandy R Jan 2 at 6:32

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