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SharePoint Guru's please guide me to complete List request.

Requirements: I have been creating a List for doing User Audit

  • Manager has to select the Choice either Approved or Rejected under Access Retain column

  • Whenever Manager selects the Rejected option he/she has to fill the Ticket details on another column (Ticket for Approval) as mandatory but not for Approved choice

  • I am able to achieve the same using this formula: =IF([Access Retain]="Rejected",IF([Ticket for Removal]<>"",TRUE,FALSE),TRUE)

  • Issue comes when we try to the validate the Ticket column which should be 15 char(TKTxxx).

  • I tried LEN Function with different syntax with above formula, none is working as expected.

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Use below formula, it should work for you:

=IF(LEN([Ticket column])=15,IF([Access Retain]="Rejected",IF([Ticket for Removal]<>"",TRUE,FALSE),TRUE),FALSE)

Documentation: Examples of common formulas in lists


Update from comments:

Final working formula is:

=IF([Access Retain]="Rejected",IF(AND([Ticket for Removal]<>"",LEN([Ticket for Removal])=15,LEFT([Ticket for Removal],3)="TKT",TRUE),TRUE,FALSE),TRUE)
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  • Thank you Ganesh, Formula is worked as expected but now Approved choice is also asking details on [Ticket for Removal] column, hence tried below formula '=OR(IF(LEN([Ticket for Removal])=0,IF([Access Retain]="Approved",IF([Ticket for Removal]<>"",TRUE,TRUE),FALSE),FALSE ,IF(LEN([Ticket for Removal])=15,IF([Access Retain]="Rejected",IF([Ticket for Removal]<>"",TRUE,FALSE),TRUE),FALSE))' -- Now issue with column is not allowing a Empty field, which is default when we initial ask manger to do audit Aug 18, 2022 at 8:42
  • Is it working for you completely or not? Is [Ticket column] length also dependent on [Access Retain]="Rejected" condition? Aug 18, 2022 at 8:48
  • Yep, Condition is working, but its' also seeking 15 Char for approval choice too. Aug 18, 2022 at 9:31
  • Try using this formula & let me know if it works: =IF([Access Retain]="Rejected",IF(AND([Ticket for Removal]<>"",LEN([Ticket for Removal])=15),TRUE,FALSE),TRUE). Aug 18, 2022 at 9:54
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    For first two conditions: Ticket for Removal column should not be empty & it should have exactly 15 characters (when [Access Retain] is equal to "Rejected"), this formula should work: =IF([Access Retain]="Rejected",IF(AND([Ticket for Removal]<>"",LEN([Ticket for Removal])=15),TRUE,FALSE),TRUE). Aug 18, 2022 at 11:02

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