A nested function in Excel refers to one or more function being placed inside another. This is done to extend the capabilities of a function. How it works is that the nested functions are used as arguments of the first function. These tutorials include step by step examples of using nested functions in Excel.
The usefulness of the IF function can be extended by using one or more Nested IF functions.
Nested IF functions increase the number of possible outcomes that can be tested for and increase the number of actions that can be taken to deal with these outcomes.
This step by step tutorial used nested IF functions to determine the deduction rate for employees based on their annual salary.
This tutorial includes an example of nesting the OR function inside the IF function.
This tutorial includes an example of nesting the AND function inside the IF function.
This step by step tutorial uses a nested SUM function with the ROUND function. The example rounds off the result of an addition operations to two decimal places.
This tutorial takes you through all the steps necessary to create a dice roller program in Excel. Depending on the random numbers generated by the RANDBETWEEN functions, dots will appear in the appropriate cells of the dice in the worksheet. A combination of nested IF, AND, and OR functions control when dots appear in each cell of the dice.