How to display the last cell in a column on a dashboard.

I am trying to create a sheet where when a form is submitted the latest information will display on the dashboard.

EDIT to add: the columns on the page, there are 21, will not be even and I need to show each column separately on a metric sheet showing only the last row. Each column will be updated at a different rate.

Using the example below. I would like to display the last row for each column on an easy-to-read dashboard. So it would have been Randy displayed but once updated it would show Test and if we added another row we would then display that so on and so forth.

Any assistance is greatly appreciated!


  • SmartWay360
    SmartWay360 ✭✭✭✭


    I believe the fastest solution is to create report where you will sort the rows based on Modified Date (you can hide it) so the latest information is on the top.

    And than in the Dashboard in report widget setting Report & Formatting you choose Rows to display: 1



  • Thank you! That is helpful. I should have added more information. The only issue I will run into is not all columns will be equal and I will have several columns on this page and would like to show them individually.

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @randyneedshelp

    I hope you're well and safe!

    To add to Beata's excellent advice/answer.

    • You could add all columns to the Sheet summary section and then have a formula collecting the latest values from each.
    • Have a designated row at the top of the sheet where you collect each's latest value, and then use Beata's method or metric widgets or something similar to show them in the dashboard.

    Would any of those options work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic weekend!


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