Calculated columns are the SharePoint equivalent of Excel formulae. They allow you display values that are calculated from the values of one or more other columns. These calculations can be made using standard mathematical operators and SharePoint's built-in functions.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
922 views

Adding nested IF statements

We have a company page to track mileage on company vehicles, and at the end of every month the driver enters the ending odometer reading. I wrote a formula to figure out the mileage for the year by ...
1
vote
1answer
461 views

How to set a column value based on another column value

I have a sharepoint list which contains a drop down of the values , Immediate , Hire , Specific I have another column Grace Period which is a numeric When the drop down column Immediate is selected ...
0
votes
1answer
496 views

Selecting desired option with drop down menu using formula

I was creating a sample List which has Category section, under which we have three different options, namely Hindu Muslim Christian Now, i want to create another column which should help the ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can sharepoint calculate the number of “business hours” for a list item to be completed?

I work in financial institution and we want a column in a case management database to show the number of "Buinsess hours" from start to finish of a case. Business Hours Monday to Friday 5am - 8pm ...
0
votes
2answers
11k views

How to get Full Name in 'Calculated Column' from User Id in SharePoint List

I have a list with a column which consist of user id. there is also a calculated column which has to get the full name from this id. I was able to achieve this by installing custom WSP. Is there any ...
1
vote
1answer
381 views

SP2013 : Generate an autoincrement identifier (YYYYMMDD9999) based on creation date for a document

I need to generate a record id for a document, with format YYYYMMDD9999 where 9999 is a autoincrement number per day. This id must of course be unique, but i have no idea how to be sure to avoid ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Calculated Field with Multiple Columns

Thanks for providing this website as a resource. I am needing some help with coding a Calculated Field. I have 4 columns that all have an answer of Displayed or Not Displayed. In my calculated ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Whats wrong with this calculation?

Hi I tried add a column via calculation, and it seems to not be correct because I keep getting a syntax error.. Can anyone tell me why or where I went wrong? This is a dropdown box when a certain ...
1
vote
1answer
21 views

2010 - Changing #VALUE! error in Calculated Column

I have a calculated column called SUID # that pulls the value from a single line text input called SUID. The formula in SUID # is: ...
1
vote
1answer
327 views

Calculated Fields and Outputting to Excel

So my issue is with Sharepoint 2007 and what is happening is that when I output to a excel spread sheet a custom view, If I export some calculated columns it also brings in the columns that were used ...
0
votes
1answer
645 views

SharePoint 2007: Calculated column - formula for calculation based on column containing NA

In a SharePoint list, I have 6 numeric columns that can contain numbers in the range (1,4). However, one or all of these columns may contain "NA" value. There is a separate calculated column which ...
1
vote
1answer
394 views

Error with special characters in site column names referenced by a calculated column

I have a site column Construction - Complete Date which is used by my calculated column Construction - Is Complete?. Whenever a date is entered for the Construction - Complete Date then Construction ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

SharePoint 2007 - column behaviour

There are few columns in task content type which are calculated, the hyperlinks to edit these columns are disabled, and hence cannot go to managecontenttype.aspx by clicking on the colmumn names in ...
2
votes
4answers
58 views

Calculated column that updates daily

Is there a way to make a column in a list that updates daily with the current date? If not what's the best way to do this? I was thinking of using the 'Lookup' field to link to the calendar that's on ...
0
votes
1answer
392 views

Calculated columns using ID field not showing all details

I am a Sharepoint site admin without any development tools, I'm solely battling on with the Sharepoint web front end. What I would like to do is to create list items and generate a unique reference ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Calculated column value for Yes/No field in sharepoint

I am developing a KPi, where am using a column named Complete which contains Yes/No field in it. For this if i write a calculated value for yes/no field: =IF(CompletedTask=1,"Yes","No") its not ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How to add a Sum, Avarage to Calculated Column

I must add an Avarage field to Calculated Column. How could I add an Avarage sum to Calculated column. When I tried to add by the View, the View doesn't see calculated Column.
1
vote
1answer
489 views

Calculated column is not being crawled

I have a calculated site column AlertSortOrder, which I added to a list. I created a managed property nvAlertSortOrder (sortable, searchable, queryable, retrievable) mapped to the corresponding ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

SP 2010 TEXT Function Subtracting 1 hour

I have a calculated column on a calendar that just formats the start time of an event. I am just using the TEXT function to format the time as hh:mm but for some reason the output of the function is ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

How do i Generate different calculations depending on what item is selected in drop down box?

Hi guys I am making a SP 2013 site and am currently creating columns... I have a drop down column (Circuit Type) , four text fields (Num1, Num2, Num3, Num 4) and a calculated column (Loss). The ...
1
vote
2answers
26 views

Hours and Minutes calculation in Dataview webpart

I have a DataView Webpart, to display XML data using XML File connection. I use the below formula to calculate the day difference between 2 dates: ...
1
vote
1answer
562 views

Unable to add a Choice field to a Calculated field (SharePoint Foundation 2013)

I'm not sure why I'm having this issue, as all material says that I should be able to do this... I have a required choice field that I would like to use in a calculated column. However, when I try to ...
0
votes
2answers
61 views

Set default date based on date other date column

I'm fairly new to SharePoint and I'm still learning the terminology so please excuse I have 2 Date Time columns in a SharePoint list, Date Received and Due Date. The Due Date is supposed to be 30 ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How do I have a workflow update a field/column in the current list(InfoPath created list)?

I have a column with this formula: =YEAR(Created)&"-"&(ID) , the YEAR(created) part works as intended but the ID part doesnt. It often shows only 2014- but it should show 2014-50, the 50 beign ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Calculated date column not working

I have a list that show all our clients and a date column called 'Last Visit' and another date column called 'Next Visit' I then have a calculated column to work out how many days it's been since we ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

SharePoint Designer workflow: Interval between the days is -0.7

My library having StartDate and DueDate columns, with one reusable workflow is associated. Using workflow Find Interval between days action, DueDate is updating with (days between Today and StartDate ...
0
votes
2answers
28 views

Average of columns where number is not null

I am completely stuck on pretty trivial matter. I have columns [ResponseTimeNumber],[CommunicationNumber],[PriceQualityNumber],[ResponsivenessNumber], ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Calculated column with today's date based on other columns

I've been struggling with the calculated column in SharePoint. I would like to have a column in which the date is calculated from the values in two other columns. I have one column named "Status", a ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

Calculated column colours

I have a list with a column called Client Satisfaction which is a choice field with the following 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 I would like a calculated column to make any number between 1,2,3,4,5,6 red, 7 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Passing Parameter to Site Page or Webpart or Solution of some sort on SP10

I have a Windows Application in Java that i would love to connect to a Mind(Application of some sort) in SharePoint. I need to pass some number-parameters to it and it then has to give me also a ...
2
votes
1answer
296 views

Calculated field shows seemingly random number when set to be empty

I'm trying to set up this solution for creating a filtered lookup: How to make a filtered lookup field I have set up an ItemAvailable column like this: The column "Availability" is a choice ...
0
votes
2answers
41 views

Lookup in SharePoint

I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I have a List "Discipline" with 3 columns Discipline Code Discipline Des.-Site 1 Discipline Des.-Site 2 A A1 ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Function to update date not working properly in list

I have a sharepoint list that calculates the expiration dates of items and does so by subtracting Todays date from the expiration date. In order for it to work properly, Today's date needs to update ...
1
vote
5answers
6k views

URL in calculated column

Is it possible to have "clickable" URL address in (SP 2010) calculated column without any JavaScript code or Designer? I found the way how to easily make "universal" Document ID links visible for ...
1
vote
4answers
137 views

How to update calculated column on a daily basis without admin rights?

I am running SharePoint 2013 and have a column that is supposed to determine whether or not each phase of a project is late. I am using the NOW() fucntion, which, of course, does not update ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Update SharePoint calculated column on Infopath form

I have an Infopath 2010 list form that displays a couple of calculated columns. My users have asked if I can make those fields update dynamically while the form is open. I have already tried moving ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Can I create a list which counts the number of documents of a specific metadata type by the folder they are stored within?

Running SP2013 Foundation. My users interact by uploading documents to personal folders within a document library, selecting the type of document they have uploaded via a lookup column and SP list. I ...
0
votes
0answers
166 views

SharePoint 2010 - Custom List - Sum of Group and display in Chart web part

I hope anyone out there will be able to help me :) I have to create monthly reports on SharePoint that show a count of something. The reports must include a grand total (corporate level) and sub ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Calculated Colum to pull Image filename and add Network Path

I am working on a project that will have nice Web ready images in our SharePoint (online) site. Each one of the images also has a hi-res counterpart that is on a network drive. The filename is the ...
0
votes
2answers
45 views

Speedometer gauge using calculated columns?

My idea is implement a speedometer gauge at the top of my page that will change dynamically based on the average of a column, what i'm thinking is to use three speedometer images (low/med/high) and ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Calculated Field formula for triggering the task 15 minutes before the starting time

I need to use a calculated field in order to trigger before 15mins of the task starting time. Please let me know what is the formula that I can use for this. Is it something like below? =[Start ...
5
votes
6answers
16k views

How to use [Created By] in a column?

SP 2007, calendar list. Want to add a column that gets its default value from "Created By" but then allows that to be edited. This is what I tried: Create column Give it a name Leave type set to ...
0
votes
3answers
30 views

How can I sort this by an actual DATE?

I have a calculated field in a document library that takes the "Modified" property makes a more readable date from it. The problem is, the column is now sorting alphabetically, even though the data ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Creating a Calculated Date Field with embedded double quotes

I have been provisioning a load of Site Colummns with PowerShell . I am however, having a lot grief with a calculated field spField.Formula = "=TEXT(DATE([Created],"mmyyyy"))" spField.OutputType = ...
4
votes
4answers
7k views

How to set the Default value of a Date/Time column to next Friday?

I did some poking around in the documentation for Calculated field formulas, but I don't see anything that would help me do this. Does anyone know if it can be done? Can you point me in the right ...
1
vote
1answer
44 views

Calculated Field to index a String

How do I get the substring ABC from following string Hello(ABC). I used right and left function with no success
0
votes
4answers
164 views

Calculated Column [Today] work around?

Ive been doing alot of reading into getting [Today] to work within a calculated column but im starting to wonder if theres a better solution staring me in the face Basically we have an asset register ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to copy calculated field formula client-side?

I am trying to copy a calculated field value from SharePoint (using web services) Paste the field value to another field Problem is this: SharePoint seems to give me two wrong versions of the ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Validation Formula

I need help with a formula that will return true only when ( category <> "red" ) OR ( category = "red" AND EmployeeName - a people picker field - is not empty ) Thanks very much !
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Can you have a seperate indicator field that lists columns when data is entered?

Is this even possible? I have a list for used for new employees to track what training they have completed. The list has the following columns; First name, last name, when they joined and the dates ...