Trying to get a dashboard to update with the most current entry.

I am building a weight loss dashboard for a client, that they can use for their clients. Everything is working how I want it to except for the current weight. I am trying to get that to update based off of the most current weigh-in weight that is added via the form. In the picture below it should be 180. I am trying a bunch of different things but I am not having any luck getting it to work how I want to. I was most recently trying this with sheet summaries, but maybe there is an easier way. They submit there weigh-ins via a form that is linked on the dashboard.


  • Anson Cheung
    Anson Cheung ✭✭✭✭

    Hi Dustin, Can you show us how did you derive the Current Weight and what is your formula at the back?


  • There is no formula right now, the current weight is just what they will put in for the weeks entry on the weigh-in form. So whatever they put in for their weigh-in, I am trying to get to display for the current weight. Everything I have tried is not updating and just staying on what I set the first cell I set the Metric Widget to. So like here is one thing tried and did a summary but I originally set it to the weight 1 cell, but when a new row is added is then moves down to weight 2 cell. Staying on the 185 and not staying on the weight 1 cell.

  • sharkasits
    sharkasits ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Dustin AK Lean VA You will need to have a calculation field.

    If you add rows to the bottom:


    If you add rows to the top:


    Then you can point to the calculation field. Since it's pulling the latest number all the time, you don't need to worry about the row changing.

  • Thank you, I forgot all about using index!

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