Formula Not Working. Turning Sizes into Numbers
Hello,
I am trying to write a simple formula where I translate a size value into a number.
For example in my column called "Size":
I want to create a formula that turns the following size into corresponding numbers in another column.
XS = 1, S = 2, M = 3, L = 5
My formula is as follows, but doesn't work?
=IF([Size]1 = "XS", 1), IF(([Size]1 = "S", 2)), IF(([Size1] = "M", 3)), IF(([Size1] = "L",5))
Thanks for any help,
Marcel
Best Answers

Hi Marcel,
You were close. It looks like you have to many parenthesis in a few places.
Try something like this.
=IF(Size@row = "XS"; 1; IF(Size@row = "S"; 2; IF(Size@row = "M"; 3; IF(Size@row = "L"; 4))))
The same version but with the below changes for convenience.
=IF(Size@row = "XS", 1, IF(Size@row = "S", 2, IF(Size@row = "M", 3, IF(Size@row = "L", 4))))
Depending on your country/region, you'll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semicolon to a comma.
Did that work?
I hope that helps!
Be safe and have a fantastic week!
Best,
Andrée Starå
Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD
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Thanks so much Andrée . The formula worked.
Much appreciated,
Marcel
Answers

Hi Marcel,
You were close. It looks like you have to many parenthesis in a few places.
Try something like this.
=IF(Size@row = "XS"; 1; IF(Size@row = "S"; 2; IF(Size@row = "M"; 3; IF(Size@row = "L"; 4))))
The same version but with the below changes for convenience.
=IF(Size@row = "XS", 1, IF(Size@row = "S", 2, IF(Size@row = "M", 3, IF(Size@row = "L", 4))))
Depending on your country/region, you'll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semicolon to a comma.
Did that work?
I hope that helps!
Be safe and have a fantastic week!
Best,
Andrée Starå
Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD
✅Did my post(s) help or answer your question or solve your problem? Please help the Community by marking it as the accepted answer/helpful. It will make it easier for others to find a solution or help to answer!
SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER
Andrée Starå  Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD
W: www.workbold.com  E:andree@workbold.com  P: +46 (0)  72  510 99 35
Feel free to contact me for help with Smartsheet, integrations, general workflow advice, or anything else.

Thanks so much Andrée . The formula worked.
Much appreciated,
Marcel

Excellent!
Happy to help!
SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER
Andrée Starå  Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD
W: www.workbold.com  E:andree@workbold.com  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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