# RE: Displaying percentage

Hello, I am having some issues obtaining % in some columns with the exception of the first application. I am using a similar formula but only getting it correct for the first application, i.e I am getting a true percentage. The other applications resulted in getting a fraction instead of %. Can anyone say what am I doing wrong? Anyone care for me to share the sheet with them?

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Excellent!

You're more than welcome, and thanks for the kind words!

I've fixed the percentage and the formula for the N/A as well.

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edited 10/01/21

I hope you're well and safe!

Have you double-checked the following?

Smartsheet looks at the numbers in a column formatted for percentage as values between 0 and 1. You'd need to use decimal values instead for it to work

25% = 0,25 (0.25)

50% = 0,5 (0.5)

100% = 1

Depending on your country/region, you'll need to exchange the comma for a period.

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I'd be happy to take a quick look.

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, [email protected])

I hope that helps!

Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!

Best,

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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• Dear Andree,

Thanks for responding. I shared the sheet with you so that you can have a better look at the matter.

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Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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• Hi Andree,

Thanks again. You are absolutely magic.

If I create a dropdown with the option of selecting 'N/A' as indicated, what can be done to the formula to prevent 'invalid' to be displayed? Grateful for your assistance.

Also, the percentage is not being displayed for %Obs Completed (Med). Instead its the fraction. I tried multiple times but unsure what you did to get this in the others that you have fixed.

I have shared the sheet with you

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Excellent!

You're more than welcome, and thanks for the kind words!

I've fixed the percentage and the formula for the N/A as well.

SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

W: www.workbold.com | E:[email protected] | P: +46 (0) - 72 - 510 99 35

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

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