Cells not being recognized as numeric values
Need help figuring out why Smartsheet is not recognizing cells as numeric value  I think that's the issue. When try to sum the values in this example the return is $0.00.
This is the formula I'm using to sum the column:
=SUM([Order Submission Avg]1:[Order Submission Avg]12)
This is the formula in the cells I'm trying to sum:
=IF({OrderSubmitFeb} = "", "", IF({OrderSubmitFeb} <= 1.5, "$200", "$0"))
I've tried making sure the cells are set as a currency.
I'd appreciate any suggestions on getting this figured out.
Best Answer

Hey @Travis Horton
When you added a dollar sign to the numbers within your IF, smartsheet began treating your data as a text string. Also, when using numbers, don't enclose them in quotes. This also makes smartsheet believe you want to treat the number as text.
Try this.
=IF({OrderSubmitFeb} <>"", IF({OrderSubmitFeb} <= 1.5, 200, 0))
As pictured in your post, use the dollar sign formatting to add the dollar sign to your value once it behaves numerically.
Does this work for you?
Kelly
Answers

Hey @Travis Horton
When you added a dollar sign to the numbers within your IF, smartsheet began treating your data as a text string. Also, when using numbers, don't enclose them in quotes. This also makes smartsheet believe you want to treat the number as text.
Try this.
=IF({OrderSubmitFeb} <>"", IF({OrderSubmitFeb} <= 1.5, 200, 0))
As pictured in your post, use the dollar sign formatting to add the dollar sign to your value once it behaves numerically.
Does this work for you?
Kelly

That did the trick. Thank you!!
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