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Formula with star symbol

Marie Eastman
Marie Eastman ✭✭✭
edited 12/09/19 in Archived 2016 Posts



I was trying to use a formula with symbol.


Here is the formula I wrote. The formula is working but I would like it to be the symbol Starred/Not Starred and not the words. My column property is symbol.


=IF(Status1 = "Done", "Starred", "Not Starred")


What am I doing wrong?






  • Kennedy Stomps
    Kennedy Stomps Employee
    edited 06/27/16

    Hi Marie-- Great question! When using the Starred/Not Starred symbol option, you'll want to use the values 1 (for starred) and 0 (for not starred), rather than the text values. So, your formula should look like: 


    =IF(Status1 = "Done", 1, 0)


    This is the same for the Flagged/Not Flagged symbol option and checkboxes as well. Hope that helps!



  • Marie Eastman

    Thank you that worked perfectly! :)

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