Heirachy formula

penny53731
penny53731 ✭✭
edited 12/09/19 in Formulas and Functions

I have a parent line with children underneath. I have a status column with red,yellow and green. 

Say I have 6 children lines under the parent line . I need for the status on the last entered children line to reflect on the parent line. 

If you close the Heirachy I will know what the last status was that was entered. 

Is there anyone able to help me with the formula?

               

                            

                            

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Penny,

    Try something like this. Add the formula to the parent cell.

    =INDEX(CHILDREN(); COUNT(CHILDREN()))

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

    =INDEX(CHILDREN(), COUNT(CHILDREN()))

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

    Did it work?

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