Newline for Mapping

PM Assist
PM Assist
edited 07/01/21 in Formulas and Functions


I have been creating a sheet that pulls data from a hotel database and then maps it into a pdf.

I have been trying to get the sheet to pull as many suitable (in this case, from the same town) hotels as possible.

The only way that I have been able to do this is by using =JOIN(COLLECT({Hotel Database Name Range}, {Hotel Database City Name Range}, [Town]@row), CHAR(10)) and using the delimiter CHAR(10) to create a newline. This doesnt translate to my mapping and I am left with an unreadable PDF.

Is there

a) A better way to create newlines that actually translates to mapping? Every method I have found uses the 'wrap text' feature of smart sheet cells and this seems like it doesn't translate to mapping.

b) A way that I can get my mapping to read this data? The amount of data in each cell varies based on the town that is used to pull the data from the database


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @PM Assist

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Can you describe your process in more detail and maybe share the sheet(s)/copies of the sheet(s) or some screenshots? (Delete/replace any confidential/sensitive information before sharing) That would make it easier to help. (share too,

    There are also 3rd party options if it won't work in Document Builder. Is that an option?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic 4th of July weekend!


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  • Volodymyr L
    Volodymyr L ✭✭✭

    And how did you solve this problem?

    I have this formula in my totall assets cell

    =JOIN([Asset name]15:[Asset name]17; CHAR(10))

    I want to put list of assets to my PDF document with CHAR(10).. but it works only for smartsheet look. Not for PDF

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