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If-Then Statement Help

If-Then Statement Help

(OP)
I am struggling to write a conditional statement that would allow me to write a different sentence in one field based on several different fields, and potentially building that sentence.

If the gift type is {Gift-in-Kind} then "Sentence about gift-in-kind."
If the gift type is {Stock} then "Sentence about stock."
If the gift (any type) has a code of {Auction}, then "Sentence about auction (and potentially gift in kind or stock)."
If the gift (any type) is linked to a membership, then "Membership note (and any of the above)."
If the gift doesn't meet any of these criteria, then "Sentence about no goods or services received."

Is this even possible?!

RE: If-Then Statement Help

You have pretty much got it provided you know contents of Gift Type field then something like the following will work

If it is not based on contents of the field then you will need to give more info

If {GiftTypeField} = 'Gift-in-Kind' then "Sentence about gift-in-kind."
else
If {GiftTypeField} = 'Stock' then "Sentence about stock."
else
If {GiftTypeField} = 'Auction' then "Sentence about auction (and potentially gift in kind or stock)."
else
If {GiftTypeField} = 'membership' then "Membership note (and any of the above)."
else
"Sentence about no goods or services received."

RE: If-Then Statement Help

You may need to change the order of your ifs.

Right now if the type is Stock or In Kind, then you would get that sentence, even if the person is a Member.

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