Approach to count new rows by day for reporting

We are using smartsheet to track issues from UAT and I want to be able to report on the number of issues added each day, and closed each so I can create a bar chart for the dashboard.

I was able to calculate the number of new each day with this formula using the system created date column.

I have a field for status and I believe that when I change the status to closed I should be able to use the modified colum.

=COUNTIF(Created:Created, =(TODAY()))

Thanks for the assistance



  • David Tutwiler
    David Tutwiler Overachievers Alumni

    CountIfs I believe is what you're looking for.

    =COUNTIFS(Created:Created, TODAY(), Status:Status, "Closed")

  • Ramzi K
    Ramzi K ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Andrew Mack

    One way to do it is:

    For number Open I would use the =COUNTIF(Created:Created, TODAY()) as you did

    For number Closed, I would include the Status as well to make sure that nothing else in the issue was changed that caused the Modified date to change.

    =COUNTIFS(Modified:Modified, TODAY(), Status:Status, "Closed")

    This assumes you have a column called Status that has the value Open or Closed.

    Note: Both Created and Modified columns are system date columns.

    I hope this helps.


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  • Thanks for the suggestions. I also wanted to know how to track the new and closed issues over time. I I would like to be able to create a bar chart that show opened and closed issue count by day

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