Work Column

edited 12/09/19 in Formulas and Functions

Hi all - 

I'm trying to add a "work" column similar to that of Microsoft project. Specifically, I'd like the work of the child tasks to roll up to the parent tasks:

Parent task 1 (3 - Sum of child tasks)

- Child task 1 (1 hour)

- Child task 2 (1 hour)

- Child task 3 (1 hour)

Is there a way to do this?



  • Chris McKay
    Chris McKay ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi kwluce,

    =SUM(CHILDREN()) will do what you need. As long as the Child work values are directly below the Parent, this is all you need.

    If you want the SUM value to appear elsewhere, you'll need to reference the Parent so the formula can determine the Child values, e.g.:


    Kind regards,

    Chris McKay

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