Formula for Quantifying Importance based on Priority Level and Due Date
Hello,
I am looking to create a formula to help prioritizing tasks based on importance and due date. I assigned a value for the priority level as:
=SUM(IF(Priority@row = "High", 6, (IF(Priority@row = "Medium", 4, (IF(Priority@row = "Low", 2)))))) + ______
The second part of the equation I need to have based on due date. I would like anything past the due date as a value of 6, anything on the due date to be a value of 5, anything within 4 days of the due date a value of 4, anything within 7 days but beyond 4 days to be a value of 3, and anything due beyond a week to be a value of 2.
In theory, I want the value to deem the importance so a user would then know that anything with a value of 12 is the top priority and so on.
Let me know if you can assist!
Thanks,
Kevin
Best Answer

I hope you're well and safe!
Try something like this.
= IF(OR(Priority@row = "", Due@row = ""), "", IF(Priority@row = "High", 6, IF(Priority@row = "Medium", 4, IF(Priority@row = "Low", 2))) + IF(Due@row < TODAY(), 6, IF(Due@row = TODAY(), 5, IF(Due@row < TODAY(4), 4, IF(Due@row < TODAY(7), 3, IF(Due@row > TODAY(), 2))))))
Did that work/help?
I hope that helps!
Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!
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I hope you're well and safe!
Try something like this.
= IF(OR(Priority@row = "", Due@row = ""), "", IF(Priority@row = "High", 6, IF(Priority@row = "Medium", 4, IF(Priority@row = "Low", 2))) + IF(Due@row < TODAY(), 6, IF(Due@row = TODAY(), 5, IF(Due@row < TODAY(4), 4, IF(Due@row < TODAY(7), 3, IF(Due@row > TODAY(), 2))))))
Did that work/help?
I hope that helps!
Be safe and have a fantastic weekend!
Best,
Andrée Starå  Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD
✅Did my post(s) help or answer your question or solve your problem? Please support the Community by marking it Insightful/Vote Up or/and as the accepted answer. It will make it easier for others to find a solution or help to answer!
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Andrée Starå  Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD
W: www.workbold.com  E:andree@workbold.com  P: +46 (0)  72  510 99 35
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This is great thank you! I ended up slightly tweaking it, but using your formula assigning values to the due dates. I ended up with: =SUM(IF(Priority@row = "High", 6, (IF(Priority@row = "Medium", 4, (IF(Priority@row = "Low", 2)))))) + IF([Due Date]@row < TODAY(), 6, IF([Due Date]@row = TODAY(), 5, IF([Due Date]@row < TODAY(4), 4, IF([Due Date]@row < TODAY(7), 3, IF([Due Date]@row > TODAY(), 2))))).
Thanks for your help on this!

SMARTSHEET EXPERT CONSULTANT & PARTNER
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.
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