Question on how to handle two columns in sharepoint

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I have a list with this columns one is Division data type text, and i have another column data type choice with names of users and i would like to display the user name based on the division on another column. How can i accomplish this? EX: Column Division will be generated by a form the user will be submitting. 

Not sure if this is possible with a calculated column. 

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best response confirmed by Patty2190 (Occasional Contributor)

@Patty2190 How many divisions you will have at a time in list? If those are fixed, you should create a choice field for division. Then you can easily show the user name based on division using calculated column like:


=IF([Division] = "HR", "HR User", IF([Division] = "SharePoint", "SharePoint Admin", "System Account"))


You can add multiple nested IF conditions based on your requirements. 

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