# Trouble building formula with "number of stars"

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Hi, I am building a training feedback analysis for my team, but having difficult with the formula to count the "star".

Looking the columns: I have no difficulties to turn the value 4 (in content satisfaction column) into 4 stars (star column).

However in the Sheet Summary, the first field is an average from the Content Satisfaction column.

In the Content Satisfaction Star, I wanted to convert the first field into star.

I use this formula, but it's #UNPARSEABLE:

=IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = "1", "One", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = "2", "Two", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = "3", "Three", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = "4", "Four", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = "5", "Five"‌‌‌‌)))))‌‌

Can you advise what went wrong?

Even when I try to "=AVG(Star:Star), there is still error.

How can I have the average to be viewed in the star symbol?

Your assistance and guide would be much apprec

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I hope you're well and safe!

Try something like this.

=IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = 1, "One", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = 2, "Two", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = 3, "Three", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = 4, "Four", IF([How satisfied were you with the training content?]# = 5, "Five")))))

Did that work/help?

I hope that helps!

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Hi @Andrée Starå , I am doing fine here. Thanks.

I edited the formula, it is still #UNPARSEABLE.

This is a Symbol field with the "5 stars".

I wondered what could have gone wrong here.

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I'm surprised to see that error since your formula lights up correctly. I also tested it on my own sheet and the logic is set up correctly.

Your field could just be displaying the error from a caching issue from the previous formula. Could you try logging out/in again to see if this refreshes your sheet? Or try adding a new Summary Field as a Symbol field and add in the formula to a fresh field (deleting the old one).

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Hi @Genevieve P and @Andrée Starå thanks for your assistance.

I finally figured out why the formula didn't work in my case.

Because my [How satisfied were you with the training content?]# is a formula to calculate the average from the sheet. And the average sum may have some decimal points in it. But I use the decrease decimal to remove the decimal points.

I have changed the formula to less than (<), rather than equals to (=) and it works. Thanks.