# Sum of expenses of child rows in a formula row

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Hi

I have a sheet wherein a column contains all the expenses that is basically generated from the sum of other cells in the same row.

This row is indented and I wanted to know if I could have the total of this in the parent of this row. Like the way it could be done in a pivot table.

The formula in the column is applied as a column formula and I'm unable to put a unique formula for the other parent rows. Is there any way I could do this?

Thank you

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I hope you're well and safe!

You'd need to modify the formula to check if it's a parent row or similar, so different formulas are run depending on what it is.

```=IF(COUNT(CHILDREN(ColumnName@row)) > 0, SUM(CHILDREN()))
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I hope that helps!

Be safe and have a fantastic week!

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Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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I hope you're well and safe!

You'd need to modify the formula to check if it's a parent row or similar, so different formulas are run depending on what it is.

```=IF(COUNT(CHILDREN(ColumnName@row)) > 0, SUM(CHILDREN()))
```

Did that work/help?

I hope that helps!

Be safe and have a fantastic week!

Best,

Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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W: www.workbold.com | E:andree@workbold.com | P: +46 (0) - 72 - 510 99 35

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Hi @Andrée Starå, Thanks for the response, that worked out.

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Excellent!

You're more than welcome!

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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