Progress Bar Formula

Hannah McHardy
Hannah McHardy ✭✭✭
edited 04/13/21 in Formulas and Functions


I want to create a formula that changes the Progress bar to full when the Status column is changed to Complete. I don't want a formula for any of the other Status options.

Thanks in advance.

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Hannah McHardy

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this.

    =IF(Status@row = "Complete"; "Full")

    Depending on your country/region, you'll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semi-colon to a comma.

    Did that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

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  • Hi and thank you for responding.

    Formula is perfect, I was trying something very similar with no luck.

    Slight issue, I've made it a column formula which has changed all of the other progress bars in the column. How can I make it so it only effects when an item is complete? Or should I use a formula for all of the progress bar options (Employ, Quarter, Full and Three Quarter).



  • Genevieve P.
    Genevieve P. Employee Admin

    Hi @Hannah McHardy

    I was searching for something else and came across this post - did you figure out how to build the rest of the formula?

    You're correct, you would need to create a rule for each of the levels of progress for the bar, identifying when it should be Full, Empty, etc. This would be a nested IF statement, similar to how you'd change a status ball colour.

    If you still need help, it would be useful to know what the criteria is for each individual bar option.



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