Report to show Unchecked Columns


I have a sheet that has about 12 columns with checkboxes is there a way to create a report that will show every column that has unchecked boxes by row, which is the date?

To explain further I have a report that has all the columns with names and the check boxes. I'd also like a report that only shows the columns that are not checked for each day (row).

Does that make sense?

Best Answer

  • Paul Newcome
    Paul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Answer ✓

    The formula is going to depend on the layout of your sheet. You can either use a string of IF statements to say that if the box for [Column Name]@row is not checked, then output "Column Name", or my personal recommendation would be to use a helper row where you enter the column name into that row (for this example I will refer to row 1, but you can use whichever row you want). then you can use a JOIN/COLLECT that looks something like this:

    =JOIN(COLLECT([First Checkbox]$1:[Last Checkbox]$1, [First Checkbox]@row:[Last Checkbox]@row, @cell <> 1), CHAR(10))

    The CHAR(10) as the delimiter is a line break so each task is on its own line within the same cell for that row.


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