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Non-owner change a report
I'm looking for a means to have someone who is not the owner of the report change the date field in the Report Builder or a means to change the date field parameter without going into the Report Builder. It appears only the owner of the report can change the search critiera in a report. Thanks Dan
Why no Parent() object in Formulas?
I would like to default a value in child row based on a column value in the parent row. Meta-Code: IF Parent()[Column Name]='valueX' THEN Child()[Column Name]='valueX' Can someone walk me through the syntax for that?
How do I update a webform pulldown list - want to add an item to the list.
I added a line item to a pulldown list within my smartsheet but the online form did not reflect the update - why?
Multiple dates for same row added to calendar
On one project, I must complete multiple tasks as part of a single line item. Each task must be completed on a specific date, and I would like each of these dates to show up in my calendar. I only see the option to use a date range or pick a single date column, this wouldn't work for my scenario. I would require the…
Keyboard Shortcuts (Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V) vs. Right Click Menu Options between Excel and Smartsheet
I've noticed that utilizing keyboard shortcuts (ctrl+c, ctrl+v) provides the needed copy and paste results between Excel and Smartsheet, while using the Right Click mouse method does not. Is there a particular reason for this? Did I miss this instruction somewhere? Thanks.
It has been 2 weeks since update and scheduled reports are STILL not sending.
Has anyone been experiencing issues with the scheduled delivery of reports since the update 2 weeks ago? I am tracking 141 individual projects (each project has its own sheet) and have multiple reports scheduled to be sent, each day, to team members. We work on VERY tight schedules. Everything was functioning perfectly up…
Exporting to Excel not working with IE
I am trying to export a sheet to excel using IE and selecting Export to Excel. When clicking on that option it there is no indication of any activity and checking the download folder, there are no files there. Could this be a security setting by the company on IE? Could the file be going somewhere else? Thanks!
Imported Google Sheet but Cannot Delete Columns
Imported a Google Sheet to Smartsheet but it's not letting me delete any of the columns. Is this normal? Also, I'm not able to indent any data in the primary column, which is also annoying. Any workarounds? Thank you, Nanci B.
Hyperlink to external drive
Hi all, I'm looking for a way to enter a hyperlink from another local shared drive in a Smartsheet cell. Is this somehow possible? Thx for your help! Warm regards, Gonnie
Hi. I am a project manager for a design build company and I am creating a template to use to forcast the labour required on a job that automatically decreases based on the percentage complete. I am wanting to add a formula to one of my sheets that will automatically populate up to 4 column cells based on an option chosen…