autopopulate rows and redraw the charts


I hope there is a way to reduce manual maintenance for us. We have a lot of helper sheets that calculate the numbers based on the intake form people submit into the main master sheet. From those helper sheets, I manually created a lot of dashboards and manually charted the data for each fiscal year.

Is it possible:

  1. To autopopulate the month rows based on the date entered in the form in the master sheet? for now, i added the months and numerical value manually as text and the data is calculated with formulas.

  1. To autoredraw each chart on the dashboards when the new month row are added in the helper sheet above to display new months?

Otherwise, I'd have to update manually each sheet and each chart and i have hundreds of them.

Thank you for your help!


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @OshaK

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this. (update the column names)

    =IF(Month@row <> "", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 1, "01 Jan", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 2, "02 Feb", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 3, "03 Mar", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 4, "04 Apr", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 5, "05 May", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 6, "06 Jun", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 7, "07 Jul", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 8, "08 Aug", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 9, "09 Sep", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 10, " 10 Oct", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 11, "11 Nov", IF(MONTH(Month@row) = 12, "12 Dec")))))))))))) + ", " + YEAR(Month@row))

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe, and have a fantastic week!


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  • OshaK
    OshaK ✭✭✭✭

    thank you, where would i add it? also, i need to add a reference to the Date of the event column in the reference sheet - where would i add it?

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