Complex formula for statuses


hi gang,

I have manually been adjusting my parent level status based on some rules. But figured surely there is a formula that can keep my board up to date. Here are the statuses in order:



Internal Review

External Review






Once a project kicks off, it will go from Planning to Completed status. Each row may be at different statuses such as planning and live at the same time.

I want the parent level to be the status of the row (Planning, Build, Internal Review, External Review, Scheduled) up to live.

Once one row is live, then the parent level should stay as live status until all rows are Completed then it should change to Completed status at the parent level.

The only exception is if any row is Blocked then it should change to Blocked at the parent level.

Is there a formula for this or should I stick to manually updating it.


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