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Else condition in pick match.

Hi,

i have expression like if(status=A,green,

if(status=B,Amber,

if(status=C,Red,Grey))).

How can we rewrite this Expression using Pick(Match) function for else condition also.

Regards,

Piyush Jain

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pick(match(status, 'A', 'B', 'C')+1, 'Grey', 'green', 'Amber', 'Red')

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pick(match(status, 'A', 'B', 'C')+1, 'Grey', 'green', 'Amber', 'Red')

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Hi Piyush,

PFA..........

- Regards,

Vishal

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Hi Piyush,

Hope i think help this,

Dev01:

[

Flag,Color

R,RED

G,GREEN,

B,BLUE

Y,YELLOW

];

LOAD Pick(Match(Flag,'R','G','B','Y','W'),Color,Color,Color,Color,Color) as Mat_Val Resident Dev01;

Regards,

Raj.

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Hi Vishal,

Thanks for your suggestion. but if i am not selecting anyfied the text box is showing null. it must show 'grey
'.

Regards

Piyush

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Hi Gysbert,

Please bear with me for very basic question.

Could you please explain how +1 is working in below function.

pick(match(status, 'A', 'B', 'C')+1, 'Grey', 'green', 'Amber', 'Red')

Many Thanks

In the case a status other than A, B or C is encountered the match function will return 0 because there is no match. To make sure the pick function will return something it's necessary to add 1 to the result of the match function since the pick function cannot pick the 0-th value in a list. The first parameter of the pick function must be larger than 0.

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Thank you so much

Its clear to me now

Regards,

Pooja

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