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On 06/27/2012 09:58 PM, Ken Springer wrote:
On 6/27/12 6:43 PM, Jay Lozier wrote:

On 06/27/2012 07:24 PM, Ken Springer wrote:
Is there a more detailed set of examples of using the functions
anywhere?  The Help Files have a general outline of each, but only
very generic examples of how to use them.

I need to nest some of the functions, if that's possible.

Generally you can nest functions several levels deep in any spreadsheet.
Typically the maximum is 7 levels but I would not go beyond about 3
because it becomes to difficult to follow the logic. You could have
something like =if( (x or y), if( (a and b),

Hi, Jay,

It's the actual syntax of the nesting I'm interested in.  I've learned
the syntax varies from one to another, and Calc seems to be slightly
different than Excel, which I used years ago.

Trying to avoid a lot of blind trial and error.   LOL

As for the number of levels, I used to know a guy who hated Excel
because there was a nesting limit.  But he loved Quattro Pro because
there were no nesting level limits.

Hi, Ken

I have not noticed any major differences in the nesting syntax for my
needs between Calc and Excel. But that does not mean there are none.

Jay Lozier

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