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# Formulas and Functions

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• Count If less than 50 rows
In Formulas and Functions
Can you do A COUNTIF formula with less than 50 rows or does Smartsheet default to 50?  If I delete the formula in the blank rows I get an "invalid reference" error message.
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• Formula Help
In Formulas and Functions
I am trying to create formula that subtracts to different dates in my data but instead of displaying the date of the result I want it to display "On Time" if less than or equal to zero and "Late" if greater than 0. I g…
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12 views 7 comments Most recent by Paul Newcome
• COUNTIF formula for visual symbol
In Formulas and Functions
Hello, I am trying to measure against tasks based on whether they are completed, on hold, not started. I have a status column using visual symbol representation and am trying to determine the countif formula to accomplish this so that I ca…
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153 views 2 comments Most recent by Paul Newcome
• Number of NetDays since last event
In Formulas and Functions
Hi, Looking to calculate the number of netdays since an event was recorded. I have a {Date of Incident} column and a {Classification} column Looking for the number of days since a specific classification was reported i.e. {Classificatio…
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31 views 18 comments Most recent by Andrée Starå
• Max value with min collect
In Formulas and Functions
I know this is need of a combination of things, but I cant figure it out unless I use a range of cells.  I would prefer to search the collective column to perform the task. I want to return the name of the Visit Provider who has the great…
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51 views 4 comments Most recent by ateleoh
• Compiling Survey Results
In Formulas and Functions
Hello All, There's a survey we ask people to fill out so we can better provide services. There are 32 specific locations and a long list of questions. I'd like to compile all of this information into a metrics sheet, and in the end create…
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• Formula percentage with additional formula for roll up percentages
In Formulas and Functions
I am trying to calculate a rolled up percentage of how many students have taken a test, scoring above 80% to those who have not taken the test at all. I have tried an AVG formula as a test for 5 takers, but the % is incorrect. Here is the …
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144 views 3 comments Most recent by Mike Wilday
• How to add a Red Flag when there is an entry more than once in last 12 months
In Formulas and Functions
Hi, I have a table which records driving infringements. What I want to be able to do is have a function determine if a driver has had more than one infringement in the last 12 months.   Then use the Actions and Alerts to notify their m…
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21 views 5 comments Most recent by Paul Newcome
• Raise flag if due date is within 30 days
In Formulas and Functions
Hi There  I'm very new to smartsheet so for you this might be a very simple thing. I'll appreciate if someone let me know what'd be the formula if I want to raise a flag whenever the due date is 30 days from the current date. We'll apprec…
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219 views 2 comments Most recent by Royce
• vlookup help
In Formulas and Functions
OK....so I am struggling with this vlookup.  Perhaps I can not do what I want to do.  Any comments would be helpful. I have a sheet that has customer number and customer name.  Customer number is auto generated and is sequential.  CU10000…
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