Formula/Function for drop-down menu items

Ok, so here is the scenario.

I am trying if at all possible to calculate a total for some drop-down menu prices and produce a total for the items that are selected in the right-hand "Total" column.

I'm new to Smartsheet and going in circles trying to find a solution if there is one.

Here is a screenshot:

Thank you in advance for any info.


  • Bassam Khalil
    Bassam Khalil ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Craig Rushworth

    Hope you are fine, i advise you to design your application in a different method because it's too complicated to calculate the sum of the prices from a text in multi dropdown menu selection.

    you can use instead of that a separate sheet contains 2 columns one for the product and the other for the prices and collect the prices to your main sheet by using functions like Index & Vlookup.

    if you like i can help you to design your application appropriately please call me:

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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Craig Rushworth

    I hope you're well and safe!


    I think it would be possible to structure a solution, but maybe it would be better to have a separated pricelist that matches the selections.

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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