COUNTIFS to count late tasks

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I am working in the SUMMARY for my spreadsheet. I have Summary fields that:

  • total count of records (141)
  • total the count of records completed (42)
  • Total the fields that have dues dates in the past (99)
  • Total the fields that are in progress (13)

Given that 42+99+13 does NOT equal 141... something is not kosher. Thus I am working to count late tasks. That is I am attempting to count the field if:

  • Due Date is in the past.... and
  • Status does not contain"Completed"

=COUNTIFS(Heirarchy:Heirarchy, "2", [Due Date]:[Due Date], <TODAY(), Category:Category, "Compliance", Status:Status, NOT(CONTAINS("Completed",@cell)))

This returns a value, but it returns the same value when I do not include the Status parameters. (99)

I would be very appreciative of tany help.


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  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @john.thomas2

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  • KPH
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    Hi @john.thomas2

    The formula looks OK to me. Could the logic be the problem?

    • total count of records (141)
    • total the count of records completed (42)
    • Total the fields that have dues dates in the past (99)
    • Total the fields that are in progress (13)

    42+99+13 does NOT equal 141... but should it???

    Without seeing the data it is hard to tell, but can't rows with due dates in the past also be "completed" or "in progress" and therefore some of the 99 could be included in the 42 and 13.

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