Calculated Column with IF / OR

Copper Contributor



I need a calculated column to compare the values in two other columns and IF either of them are true, return True (Yes), if not return False (No). I have the below but im obviously going wrong with the syntax. Any help appreciated.


=IF(OR[Column1]="Banana", [Column1]="Apple"),'True','False')

2 Replies

@Barking_Mad you've put the result into single quotes which is why you are getting the error, it should be:


Los Gallardos
Intranet, SharePoint and Power Platform Manager (and classic 1967 Morris Traveller driver)

@Barking_Mad Are you trying to create a calculated column with Boolean (Yes/No) data type to show True/False values (check marks) in list view?


In that case, you can use simple formula like: 






=OR([Title]="Item 1",[Title]="Item 2")


Column settings



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