Include Hyperlink in Formula where I'm pulling through the parent task?



Im my sheet I have a formula in a helper column to pull the value of the parent task into each row - our parent task is our project deliverable name and it helps to have that in line for other views / reports.

In our parent tasks, we are hyperlinking to our project brief. However, that hyperlink does not pull through in the helper column. It would be a game changer to be able to use a formula to pull down the text & the link from the parent task name.

Anyone know any workarounds?


  • Paul Newcome
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  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @chlod24

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Here's a possible workaround or workarounds

    • You can add the URL that I assume you know, but you could also use a URL-shortener service to mimic the hyperlink's name.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!


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