Calculating weekly/monthly totals by dept

Elena Irvin
Elena Irvin ✭✭
edited 02/15/21 in Formulas and Functions

I am using forms for input on a calendar to track how much time is being requested of the workforce by different departments. I know what form fields I need. But I am needing to figure out how to calculate the weekly & monthly time commitment by the Request Originator. I am not sure the best way to set up my sheet to show this data or how to calculate it. This will be ongoing over the course of the year.



  • Heather Duff
    Heather Duff ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 02/15/21


    You may want to use a Sheet Summary for this! You can find more information about Sheet Summaries here:

    You could also add some rows at the top of your sheet to add a small summary section above the data.

    Either way, you could use a formula like this:

    =sumif([request origination]:[request origination],"Business Acumen",[time commitment (min)]:[time commitment (min)])

    Then you could use the same formula for the other departments, replacing "Business Acumen" with each department name in quotation marks.

    Hope this helps!



  • Oh that's great!

    But I will need to know ongoing weekly totals as well as monthly - how do I include those? If I put that in a sheet summary that would be at least 64 lines, that may be too busy.

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