Symbols Formula. How do I make a symbol depend on two other columns?

edited 12/09/19

Hello!

I am trying to make a symbol formula that will become "1" (red flag) IF the Start date is in the past, AND if a dropdown list DONT show "Done".

Anyone that has this formula or knows how to write one?

Kind Regards//

Hugo Martinwall

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I would need a formula that makes a flag turn red IF two other symbol columns is "1"

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edited 03/29/19

Hi Hugo,

Try this.

=IF(AND([Symbol1]@row = 1; [Symbol2]@row = 1); 1)

Hope that helps!

Have a fantastic weekend!

Best,

Andrée Starå

Workflow Consultant @ Get Done Consulting

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Try this for the first question.

=IF(AND(NOT(Status@row = "Done"); Date@row < TODAY()); 1; 0)

Did it work?

Best,

Andrée

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Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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• Hi!

Thank you!

That formula works!

But I just noticed that I need it to work based on 5 symbols!

I cant get that to work with the same structure. Do I need more "AND" ?

Kind Regards//

Hugo Martinwall

• Hi!

This is exactly the structure that I am looking for!

My status column is a dropdown list with several choices.

Is it possible for the formula to also become "0" (not red) if 3 other statuses is in the status column?

Then I have the formula that would make my sheet sooo much better!

Kind Regards//

Hugo Martinwall

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Happy to help!

No, you don't need more AND.

Try this.

=IF(AND([Symbol1]@row = 1; [Symbol2]@row = 1; [Symbol3]@row = 1; [Symbol4]@row = 1; [Symbol5]@row = 1); 1)

Best,

Andrée

SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

W: www.workbold.com | E:[email protected] | P: +46 (0) - 72 - 510 99 35

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Probably, can you describe what you need in more detail?

Best,

Andrée

SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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• Ok!

So each row would need a flag that becomes red IF  the start date is in the past AND status is not "done" OR "waiting for x", "Waiting for y" and "waiting for z"

Is this possible?

Kind Regards//

Hugo Martinwall

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Try something like this.

=IF(AND(AND(Status@row <> "Done"; Status@row <> "Waiting for x"; Status@row <> "Waiting for y"; Status@row <> "Waiting for z"); TODAY() > [Start Date]@row); 1; 0)

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

=IF(AND(AND(Status@row <> "Done", Status@row <> "Waiting for x", Status@row <> "Waiting for y", Status@row <> "Waiting for z"), TODAY() > [Start Date]@row), 1, 0)

Did it work?

Best,

Andrée

SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

W: www.workbold.com | E:[email protected] | P: +46 (0) - 72 - 510 99 35

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

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