I am a bit new to SharePoint lists. I am trying to create a calculated column with multiple conditions as below.

So the priority needs to be automatically calculated based on other 2 columns Impact and Urgency. The numeric value below is the priority:

Impact   High   Medium   Low
High      1       2       3 
Medium    2       3       4
Low       3       4       5

How to put a formula to automatically calculate Priority?

I tried with:


The above is giving me error.

1 Answer 1


Use this formula:

=IF([Impact]="High", IF([Urgency]="High", "1", IF([Urgency]="Medium", "2", IF([Urgency]="Low", "3", ""))), IF([Impact]="Medium", IF([Urgency]="High", "2", IF([Urgency]="Medium", "3", IF([Urgency]="Low", "4", ""))), IF([Impact]="Low", IF([Urgency]="High", "3", IF([Urgency]="Medium", "4", IF([Urgency]="Low", "5", ""))), "")))


  1. Sometimes comma(,) does not work in formula (I am not sure but it is based on something language or regional settings on your site). So in that case use semicolon(;) instead of comma(,).
  2. Return your calculated field as Single line of text.

Official Documentations:

  1. Calculated Field Formulas.
  2. IF function.
  • 1
    Thank you Ganesh Sanap! It works!
    – Krati
    Commented Apr 22, 2021 at 10:29
  • Great, glad it worked for you. Please Upvote(^) and accept as an Answer as it helped you & it will help others with similar question in future to find the correct answer easily. Commented Apr 22, 2021 at 10:39

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