Question about Sum Function
Hi all  I met an interesting bug when using sum formula in Smartsheet. I used sum function to calculate the total of above 6 cells. It should show 6, not 2.
Each cell except the last total is using formula to calculate sum of each row. I use "+" because feb28 and Feb29 are added temporarily.
Only Feb 28 & Feb 29 columns have numbers for now.
Wondering why the sum function does not add all numbers together.
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Answers

Some of your numeric entries may be evaluating as text for some reason. Try this formula to be sure:
SUM([Mar1]@ROW:[Mar31]@ROW) + VALUE([Feb28]@row) + VALUE([Feb29]@row)
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