If there's an attachment, fill cell like this. If no attachment, fill cell like this.

I'm trying to put an automation in my smartsheet to fill in a column stating whether something is attached to that row or not. The row is completed by a form. I can get it to fill in the cell if there IS an attachment, but I can't figure out how to tell it what to fill in if there is NOT an attachment. Seems pretty simple, but I'm stumped!


  • Paul Newcome
    Paul Newcome ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    How exactly are you currently getting it to fill when there is an attachment?

  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Carlyn F

    I hope you're well and safe!

    Try something like this.

    • Workflow that checks if there's an attachment and if yes = Change cell
    • Otherwise = Change cell

    Make sense?

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!


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  • The trigger is still predicated on a row being added with an attachment. If there is no attachment, the workflow does not get triggered at all. Right now, if a row is added with an attachment, then I'm changing a cell value to reflect that there is an attachment on that row. If a row is added with no attachment, I need to change a cell value to reflect that as well so I can request whoever filled out the form to follow up with the proper attachment. Thanks so much for your continued help!

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