Formula to Find Last Non-Empty Cell In a Row

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I am using a sheet that tracks counts of different products by location, which gets updated in 30-minute intervals (product location by row and time intervals by column). My goal is to use a function to automatically pull the most recent count for each product, which would require the function to check for the last non-empty cell in a given row and count that number.

I've found a function that appears to work just fine in Excel/Google Sheets, but always comes up as #UNPARSEABLE when used in Smartsheet. Formula, below, links to the original page that I found it on which explains how the formula works.

=LOOKUP(2,1/(A:A<>""),A:A)

Does anyone know how to help me make this work?? Does Smartsheet not have the capability to do anything like this?

Thank you in advance!!

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  • Jason Cobb
    Jason Cobb ✭✭
    edited 03/13/21 Answer ✓
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    Oh do I have a solution for you! Newbie here, but lmk what I can do to help. There's always an easier solution.

    =IF( [SUM of DATA in ROW] > [other DATA in ROW], [SUM of DATA in ROW] )

    Check out the brown row. It has 53 columns. (I have the sums reaching forward and back a bit, referencing other cells) The formula has the range my data is in, a ">" operator (condition), and the same data range PLUS 1. IF this condition is met the sum is posted, if it is not, it is blank.



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