# Calculate Answers from Form input

edited 09/15/21

Hi I have a forms with 16 questions, the questions have one of four answers

A Rarely seen

B Occasionally seen

C Frequently seen

D Seen majority of the time

I want to calculate the total across the rows with a vaule for each of

A = 1

B = 2

C = 3

D = 4

Is there a formula that can do this?

=IF(([Q1]1 = "A Rarely seen"), "1", 0)

=IF([Q1]1 = "B Occasionally seen", "2", "0")

=IF([Q1]1 = "C Frequently seen", "3", "0")

=IF([Q1]1 = "D Seen majority of the time", "4", "0")

But is it possible to combine these in a if or or to add a total across the row and down the column?

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I hope you're well and safe!

Try something like this.

```=
COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "A Rarely seen") * 1 +
COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "B Occasionally seen") * 2 +
COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "C Frequently seen") * 3 +
COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "D seen majority of the time") * 4
```

Did that work/help?

I hope that helps!

Be safe and have a fantastic week!

Best,

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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• Hi Andree

I am will I hope you are too?

Thank you for your prompt response much appreciated.

Unfortunately it hasn't worked it says #UNPARSEABLE

=COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "A Rarely seen") * 1 + COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "B Occasionally seen") * 2 + COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "C Frequently seen") * 3 + COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "D seen majority of the time") * 4

I tried just a count on the =COUNTIFS([Q1]@row:[Q16]@row, "A Rarely seen") * 1 but this didn;t work either

This gave the same error too.

Regards

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edited 09/15/21

Glad to hear you're well, and I am too!

Happy to help!

Strange!

I'd be happy to take a quick look.

Can you maybe share the sheet(s)/copies of the sheet(s)? (Delete/replace any confidential/sensitive information before sharing) That would make it easier to help. (share too, [email protected])

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Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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Feel free to contact me for help with Smartsheet, integrations, general workflow advice, or anything else.

• Hi Andree

I have shared the sheet with you and some explanation of what I am trying to do.

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Excellent!

I've updated the formulas in your sheet.

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Feel free to contact me for help with Smartsheet, integrations, general workflow advice, or anything else.

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