Including Contact Criteria in SUMIFS Formula
Hi!
I am attempting to include a Contact Name as criteria in a SUMIFS formula.
I'd like to sum Claire RobertsonKraft's "September Actual Hours" for the "Red & Blue Exchange" project.
I've written this formula (below) and it is returning the #CONTACT EXPECTED error. Does anyone have any advice on how to fix it?
=SUMIFS([September Actual Hours]:[September Actual Hours], Project:Project, ="Red & Blue Exchange", Who:Who, ="Claire RobertsonKraft")
Thank you!
Best Answer

What type of column or Summary field are you putting this formula into? Since the output of that formula is a number (the SUM of the Hours column), then the CONTACT EXPECTED error can appear if you're pasting this formula into a contact field instead of into a text/number field. (See here for more on the error.)
Try pasting the exact same formula into either a Text/Number column or into a Text/Number field in your Sheet Summary. Let me know if that works!
Cheers,
Genevieve
Answers

What type of column or Summary field are you putting this formula into? Since the output of that formula is a number (the SUM of the Hours column), then the CONTACT EXPECTED error can appear if you're pasting this formula into a contact field instead of into a text/number field. (See here for more on the error.)
Try pasting the exact same formula into either a Text/Number column or into a Text/Number field in your Sheet Summary. Let me know if that works!
Cheers,
Genevieve

Genevieve, that fixed it! Thank you so much for your help!!

Great!! No problem at all 🙂
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