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Intermittent #blocked error

Preston ✭✭✭✭✭

Using the formula below in combination with predecessors (FS -5d) I get an intermittent #blocked error. Sometimes when I make a change (add a date / change predecessor) it goes away. I can make a change, undo the change, and the error is gone. What am I missing?

=IF(COUNTIF(CHILDREN(), "Red") > 0, "Red", IF(COUNTIF(CHILDREN(), "Yellow") > 0, "Yellow", IF(COUNTIF(CHILDREN(), "Green") > 0, "Green", IF(COUNTIF(CHILDREN(), "Update") >= 1, "Update", IF(COUNTIF(CHILDREN(), "Gray") = COUNT(CHILDREN(Status1334)), "Gray", "TBD")))))




  • Shaine Greenwood

    Hi Preston—

    #BLOCKED means that there's an error in another cell that contains a formula. If you're using dependencies in your sheet, then the start date, finish date, and predecessor columns contain formulas on the backend. 

    I'm not sure if this is expected behavior or not, since deleting and adding the same info back is fixing the error. I'd recommend reaching out to our Support team directly to troubleshoot further.

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