How can my rows autofill the formulas when a new entry is generated through a form?

I have worked out several formulas in my sheet. Now I want them to be autofilled whenever a new entry is filled through a form. I don't want to drag them manually everytime there is an entry because I want automated workflow to follow. Also, if I drag a couple of cells prior to the forms being filled, then what happens is that when a new entry is filled it will just go on a row below. How do I autofill formulas in the rows automatically?

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Fatema,

    If the formula structure is the same above/below the Formula Autofill will add the formula(s) automatically.

    Conditions That Trigger Formula Autofill

    You’ll see formulas populate automatically when you type in a newly inserted or blank row that is:

    • Directly between two others that contain the same formula in adjacent cells.
    • At the topmost of the sheet if it’s above two rows that have the same formula in adjacent cells. (This includes rows inserted from a form.)
    • At the bottommost of the sheet if it’s below two rows that have the same formula in adjacent cells. (This includes rows inserted from a form.)
    • Above or below a single row that is between blank rows and has formulas.

    More info: 


    Would that work?

    I hope that helps!

    Have a fantastic week!

    Best,

    Andrée Starå

    Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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