Determine entries in a dropdown from a formula

edited 12/09/19 in Formulas and Functions

Does anyone know if it is possible to select each item in a dropdown where you might have one or more entries, and separate each one in a formula to calculate hours * rate?

Or a work around if possible.

My current formula works fine for one entry as follows with the [Assigned To] column:

=SUMIFS({KCPL Hours _#OF HOURS}, {KCPL Hours _PROJECT_NUMBER}, [Task Name]$6, {KCPL Hours_PROJECT NAME}, [Task Name]$7, {KCPL Hours_PCL}, [Task Name]@row, {KCPL Hours_ASSIGNED TO}, [Assigned To]@row, {KCPL Hours_PROJECT TASK}, [Task Name]$12) * INDEX({Time & Material Rates_UNIT PRICE}, MATCH([Task Name]@row, {Time & Material Rates_PCL}, 0))

The [Assigned To] column in some cases would contain two names.

Any help would be great.  Thanks ahead of time.


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  • Alejandra
    Alejandra Employee

    Hi David,

    You may want to consider placing the contacts in separate rows. As you have found, the SUMIFS (and COUNTIFS) function doesn't recognize multiple contacts in a column.

    When you have a moment, please submit a Product Enhancement Request to let our Product team know that you'd like to have this functionality in Smartsheet. 


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