Using Trend Arrows

Options

I have a formula which works out the Net Days since an event occurred.

I have the following: [Event Type], [Days Since Last Event], [Day Before], [Trend]

 

The [Event Type] is the event I am searching for the number of days since the last one occurred. The Number of days appears in [Days Since Last Event], is a formula which works fine.

The [Day Before], is the same formula but is looking for the number of days yesterday, which is works fine.

 

What I am looking for is to define a formula that give the [Trend] of either up, down or across to display a trend arrow since yesterday. The difference between yesterday and today.

How would I do this?

regards

 

Steve J Moss

Comments

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Options

    Hi Steve,

    I'm not sure if this is what you're after but try this.

    =IF([Days Since Last Event]@row > [Day Before]@row; "Up"; "Down")    

    The same version but with the below changes for your and others convenience.  

    =IF([Days Since Last Event]@row > [Day Before]@row, "Up", "Down")

    Depending on your country you’ll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semi-colon to a comma.

    Would that work?

    Have a fantastic weekend!

    Best,

    Andrée Starå

    Workflow Consultant @ Get Done Consulting

    SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER

    Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

    W: www.workbold.com | E:andree@workbold.com | P: +46 (0) - 72 - 510 99 35

    Feel free to contact me for help with Smartsheet, integrations, general workflow advice, or anything else.

Help Article Resources

Want to practice working with formulas directly in Smartsheet?

Check out the Formula Handbook template!