Using SUMIF Formula Help

Jessb9187 ✭✭✭✭
edited 12/09/19 in Formulas and Functions

Hey everyone!

I just started using Smartsheet and so far am blown away by everything! At the moment, I'm trying to use the SUMIF formula to calculate a total cost but only if the number being used is below 0. For example, If Column A is a negative number, I need the formula to subtract it from Column B, however, if Column A is a positive number, I need it to be added. 

Is this even possible?



  • Maxime Schmidt

    Hello Jessb,

    I don't see any problem using a simple addition here. if column A is <0 (ex -3) you will have -3 + value in B or B -3. If A is >0 (ex 3) you will have 3+B.

    In both case, you should have the correct value.

    I hope this help


  • Mike Wilday
    Mike Wilday ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    SUMIFS should do the job just fine for you. In my screenshot below I used the following formula, based on my Columns. 

    =SUMIFS(Cost:Cost, [Column One]:[Column One], "Y")

    This is only summing costs if my column titled Column One is Y. 



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