I've column "Name = Order Status","Type = Calculated" & Data Type = "Date and Time". I've given this Condition in the formula:- =IF(NOT([PO Date]=0),"ORDERED","NOT ORDERED"). I'm trying to create view for this column but its getting error while create the view "Filter Value is not in a supported date format".

Same error I'm getting for column "Name = Status","Type = Calculated" & Data Type = "Number". I've given this Condition in the formula:- =IF([PO Date]="","",IF(NOT([Balance Qty]=0),"OPEN","CLOSED"))

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  • what are column types?
    – Waqas Sarwar MVP
    Nov 1, 2014 at 6:13
  • I've added the question in details.Please have a look. Nov 1, 2014 at 6:40
  • In [PO Date]="" expression You want to check if column is blank/empty? Nov 1, 2014 at 11:34
  • Yes, Here I'm checking If PO Date entry is blank/empty then "Order Status" = NOT ORDERED and "Status" = nill. OR If PO Date entry is entered (Date) then "Order Status" = ORDERED and "Status" = OPEN/CLOSED Nov 1, 2014 at 11:38

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Check if column is empty with ISBLANK() function:


I recommend you test your formula in Excel first, because SharePoint uses Excel engine for calculated columns and validation rules. And here nice article about formulas in SharePoint:



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