Good Day All What I am looking to do is get the percentages of 2 cells in excel up to 90% but not over.

So even if the percentage is 100% I only want it to show the result as 90%; is this possible? and what would the formula be?Many Thanks

Tor Fey

Hi Mike I had already solved this earlier on:

=IF(B3/E3<0.9,B3/E3,"90%")

But thanks for your help.

Cheers

Tor Fey

Tor fey: You are aware that as far as Excel is concerned, "90%" and 90% are not the same thing, right?

These 2 formulas are not equivalent:

=IF(B3/E3<0.9, B3/E3, "90%")

=IF(B3/E3<0.9, B3/E3, 90%)

The first formula will put the

text string90% in the cell, while the second will put the numerical value 0.9 in the cell, which can then be formatting to display the numerical value 90%.This may or may not matter, depending on how you plan to use the 90%, but what you are in fact doing is putting a number in the cell when the IF function evaluates the TRUE condition (B3/E3), but a text string when the IF evaluates to the FALSE condition of "90%".

Unless you specifically need the 90% to be a text string, many would consider your use of the quotes to be incorrect.

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