% Complete Question


Hi, I am fairly new to SmartSheet and been looking for help, but can't seem to find what I am looking for, I have tried a similar formula I saw on here, but I can't get it to work.

I need a simple formula to show how far along a project is in %, based on dates or no of days.

I have fudged it for now with a traditional excel formula but it's not a long term fix and I have no doubt given myself more work.

I have a start date / finish date / today date / duration of project / number of days into the project.

But I also want it to show % completed and if the project hasn't started I need it to say "Not Started".

Can anyone help me please?


  • bisaacs
    bisaacs ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hey @Caroline Dunnell,

    Something like this might work:

    =IF([Start Date]@row = "", "Not Started", NETWORKDAY(TODAY(), [End Date]@row) / NETWORKDAY([Start Date]@row, TODAY()))

    This formula only calculates based on business days and doesn't include weekends. If you want it to include weekends you can use this:

    =IF([Start Date]@row = "", "Not Started", NETDAYs(TODAY(), [End Date]@row) / NETDAYs([Start Date]@row, TODAY()))

    Hope this helps!

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  • Thanks for your help - I have tried this and it has 397% for a project that should be 19.7%". This is what I put in based on the column titles


    Did I get something wrong?

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