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the 'if' command

the 'if' command

the 'if' command

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I want a calculation to tell me if something is 'OK' or 'NG'.  How do I write it in MathCAD?  I can do it in excell, but unfamiliar with MathCAD.

ex.  A=1
     B=2

   =if(A<B,OK,NG)

Granted that did nto work, and tried putting quotes but still not working.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

RE: the 'if' command

None of those statements will work as intended. I suggest you do the tutorials.

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Greg Locock

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RE: the 'if' command

Move the equal sign on the if statement to the right.

A:=1
B:=2
if(A<B,"OK","NG")=

Or assign to a variable:
Answer:=if(A<B,"OK","NG")
Answer=

Peter

RE: the 'if' command

To use the If tehn else function you need to use programming. The construct is quite simple but difficult to explain in a text environment such as this fourm.

The help file is quite specific in not typing the words "if" or "otherwise" in the construct as they WONT work.

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