I'm trying to create a calculated field column but its not being accepted. I'm trying to write a syntax for if 'column 1' = 'value1' and 'column 2' does not equal 'value2' then return 'employee name'. I am the furthest from an expert but I have tried:

=IF([Column1]="value1"and[Column2]<>”value2”,"employee name")
=IF(AND([Column1]=”value1”,[Column2]<>”value2”,”employee name”)

any help is appreciated

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Use this:

=IF(AND([Column1]="value1",[Column2]<>"value2"),"employee name","")

May be you just miss to add third parameter to your IF clause. IF clause here must have 2 branches - one THEN and other ELSE.
Or may be if you use some special locale (switzerland or something german) then you must replace comma to semicolon as formula parts delimiter.

=IF(AND([Column1]="value1",[Column2]<>"value2");"employee name";"")

or

=IF(AND([Column1]="value1";[Column2]<>"value2");"employee name";"")

See this calculated formulas reference if needed.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/office/developer/sharepoint-2010/bb862071(v%3Doffice.14)

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  • Thank you so very much, I know it's easy to miss something so small but this worked – J. Bianco Dec 6 at 17:25
  • Please specify answer as best answer if it works. =) – Vsevolod Vasilev Dec 6 at 17:27

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