Convert a letter to a numeric value


G

Guest

If I have data in a column, in alpha form, is there any way to automatically
convert that data to numeric values in another column? For example, if cell
A1 contains B, A2 contains B, A3 contains A, A4 contains C, how can I get B1
to show 3, B2 to show 3, B3 to show 4, B4 to show 2, etc? (A should =4, B
should =3, C should=2).
 
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JW

In B1, place something like this and paste down the column as needed.
=IF(A1="A",4,IF(A1="B",3,IF(A1="C",2,"Not A, B, or C")))
 
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G

Guest

Thank you - this worked perfectly!

JW said:
In B1, place something like this and paste down the column as needed.
=IF(A1="A",4,IF(A1="B",3,IF(A1="C",2,"Not A, B, or C")))
 

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