Conditional Calculations

Use IF, THEN functions to create more flexible calculations

Written by Aydin Ismailov
Updated over a week ago

Fields that are configured as conditional calculations can execute different calculations based on conditions related to entries made in other fields in the same row.

Conditional calculations have a wide variety of use cases and can be configured to your needs based on IF, AND, and OR functions as well as =, ≠, >, ≥, <, and ≤ conditions.

Here are a couple of examples of when a conditional calculation could be used:

• The same cost field needs to be calculated differently depending on the Market and/or Agency

• Calculations for estimated reach, clicks, and impressions will differ based on the selected Buying Objective

# Enabling conditional calculations

To set up a field as a conditional calculation, create a field, and select the calculation field type. If you have an existing field that you would like to configure as a conditional calculation, its field type must already be a calculation. You cannot edit an existing number, date, or test field into a calculation field.

Next, toggle the switch beside Conditional Calculation to enable it.

Lastly, click Edit Conditions to open up the configuration settings for the calculation.

# Start to configure your calculation

Conditional calculations can be based on any text or number field.

When selecting a tag, the tag options will display as a dropdown list and the condition can be based on an entry being equal or not equal to one of the tag options.

When selecting a text field (that is not a tag), the condition can be based on an entry being equal or not equal to the text value that you enter.

When selecting a number field, you can set your condition to be based on an input being =, ≠, >, ≥, <, or ≤ a number entry in that field.

Once you've configured your IF condition, you can move onto your THEN calculation. Type @ to be presented with field options and then establish a calculation using + (add) , - (subtract), * (multiply), and / (divide).

You can add as many conditions as you'd like. Just click on the plus sign that appears when hovering over the center of an IF condition or THEN calculation.

# Use and/or functions

You can expand on an IF condition by adding AND / OR conditions as well. To do so, click on the plus sign that appears between the IF condition and the THEN calculation on the left side of the window.

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