update 1 sheet based on changing key


Hey there,

We are a manufacturing company that are managing lots of different parts in smartsheet serials etc.. which are not always stay the same.

we currently have 2 sheets on the same product which each of them is managed by a different person.

We are trying to update 1 sheet based on the key on the other sheet, but the key could be a bit different in both sheets and then smartsheet can't match between those id's. (as you can see in the images below it's 1 letter change).

we would love to find a solution that can update the sheet and show it in a report ( hyperlink won't work for us)

would love to hear any suggestions

Thank you all 🙏


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Tom Wininger

    Is the sheet structured the same? If yes, you could use a row ID to ”match” instead.

    Make sense?

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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  • Netanel yosef
    Netanel yosef ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Andrée Starå

    Me and @Tom Wininger work together.

    The sheets are not structured same - they have little difference but they are talking about the same product.

    As tom wrote i try to generate a report based on two different sheets BUT most of the column from one sheet and only one or two from the second.

    for example:

    Item A in first sheet shows the Lead time, PO list, etc.

    Item A in the seconde sheet shows the fabrication process such as "in process" or "Done" , etc.

    i want to generete a report that shows the each item whether has finished fabrication.

    this is required in order to send a report to clients. and it's not possible to create the report from the second sheet beacuse not all info is there such as (PO date, PO number, etc)

    thanks :)

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