How to change my status column when Completed column is not blank

Hi everyone - I am new to smartsheet and am trying to figure out a formula for the following scenario:

When Completed Date is not blank, make status Complete, otherwise I want to leave whatever value is there (the value will either be In Progress or On Hold). Help greatly appreciated.

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Jane Miller

    Welcome to the Community and the wonderful world of Smartsheet!

    Unfortunately, it's not possible at the moment to change a value manually and also have it changed automatically, but it's an excellent idea!

    Please submit an Enhancement Request when you have a moment

    As a possible workaround, you could use a 3rd party solution like, Zapier to make it work or so-called helper column in Smartsheet.

    Would any of those options work?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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