Excel if statement with multiple text values in a column

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hnew16 - Aug 5, 2017 at 09:30 AM
Mazzaropi Posts 1978 Registration date Monday August 16, 2010 Status Contributor Last seen November 18, 2022 - Aug 5, 2017 at 10:56 AM
Hello,

I am using excel 2017.

I am trying to use this if statement to give me a value of 1 or 0.

=IF((CQ2="Computer");1;0)

The problem is that in CQ2, I sometimes have a list of text values, such as "Television;Computer;Phone" or "Computer;Phone" or "Newspaper;Television;Computer;Phone".

This was exported from Google drive survey.

How can I make it so it inputs a value of 1 if the word Computer is present and if not a 0?



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Mazzaropi Posts 1978 Registration date Monday August 16, 2010 Status Contributor Last seen November 18, 2022 146
Aug 5, 2017 at 10:56 AM
hnew16, Good morning.

Try to use:

=IF(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("computer",CQ2)),1,0)

Please tell us if it worked as you desire.
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