Help with IF/ Then Formula Based on Number of Rows
Hey Guys,
I want to create a formula that will return a statement when a number of certain number of rows is reached.
I have a unique cell that has a number let's say 10, and I created a helper column (Row ID) that will simply designate each row by a number. I want to create an automatic statement in another cell that will alert a customer when they create 10 rows.
I tried creating my own IF formula but It's not working.
Can someone guide me with the correct formula?
Best Answer

Yes. You would use a basic subtraction where you subtract the MAX from the set number.
=[Cell Reference For Limit]row#  MAX([Row ID]:[Row ID])
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You would use somethign like this:
=IF(MAX([Row ID]:[Row ID]) >= [Cell Reference For Limit]row#, "output when true")

This worked beautifully! Thank you, Paul :)

The above equation worked smoothly, but it made me wonder if it would also be possible to create a formula that would calculate the number of rows remaining for the client to use the smart sheet
Example: 10 rows maximum
as the user inputs 1 row, the formula would calculate a number as 9
two rows total, then 8.
Would something like that also be possible?

Yes. You would use a basic subtraction where you subtract the MAX from the set number.
=[Cell Reference For Limit]row#  MAX([Row ID]:[Row ID])

Much appreciated, Paul!

Happy to help. 👍️
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