Why can't I use this If statment in my Sheet Summary
Best Answer

Try this instead...
=IF(CONTAINS("Red", [Enough To Build]:[Enough To Build]), "No", "Yes")
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I believe the issue is because this is a sheet summary formula. It can summarize values in a column, but it is meant for the entire sheet and not individual rows. This IF statement would be useful as a column formula.

Exactly how are you wanting this to work/evaluate your sheet data? If there are any red, then "No", otherwise "Yes"?

Yes, I'd like to have a quick reference on my dashboard if there are enough components on this sheet to complete the build. The sheet is my Bill of Materials.

Try this instead...
=IF(CONTAINS("Red", [Enough To Build]:[Enough To Build]), "No", "Yes")

That was it! Thank you so much.


Paul,
So, is the @row only for formulas on the sheet?

That is correct. The @row tells the formula to evaluate the column listed on the row that the formula is on. Sheet Summary fields are not rows.
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