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.

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How to resolve full names from a Person or Group column (that contains multiple entries) in a designer workflow

I have a custom list with a custom content type, with a workflow, on SharePoint 2007 as outlined in this other StackExchange question. I'm using a Person or Group typed column to contain a list of ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to fix [today] and [now] in a list

I have the following issue: we use a SP list to send information through the steps of the process. On each step somebody adds information into the list, next person receives it, adds his own part of ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Can MIN and ISBLANK be used together in a calculated column?

I have a custom list that displays the expiry date of Certificate 1 and Certificate 2. Candidates must have both to be considered Certified. The Certification expiry date is the earlier of the two ...
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How to add line breaks in calculated columns without going into data view?

Just wondering how to create a list with line breaks in a calculated column without using data view.
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Skipping blank cells when using concatenate in a list's calculated column

I am using Concatenate in a calculated column to combine information from two columns in a list like this =CONCATENATE(A2, ", ",B2," feet"). Can you help me with a formula that would leave the field ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Calculated value for Single line of Text doesn't work

I have a column named "Risk" and the condition of the values is here: Düşük: Risk <= 4 Orta: 4 < Risk <8 Yuksek: 8 <= Risk Risk value is the sum of 2 column values. ...
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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 ...
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Conditional Formatting using Calculated Column as Condition (SharePoint Designer 2010)

I want to use conditional formatting to change the color of a row based on a Calculated Column. I know I could do this with a CEWP but I would prefer to do it in SPD 2010 because I am new to ...
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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 ...
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Display image based on task completion

I am trying to display a 'progress bar' on a page which includes 5 different images. I would like to create a workflow where the image would change based on the completion of tasks in a task list. The ...
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Calculated Column - IF true AND true

Using a task list I am trying to show a value if a cell is = to a certain string, AND task is complete. Im currently using this but returning a #VALUE error =AND([Task Name]="Task ...
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Change calculated column to xsl:value-of select

I work with a calculated column which depends on the title column. Now i want to change the cascading title inot the filename. This should be done with the SP designer and a customization of the xslt ...
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Changing a Column Choice value and updating the column value for any previously saved items

I have a list with a choice column which has muliple choices, so that the user can pick from a selection. Would like it so that the choice list is updatable (i.e can change the names) at a later ...
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How to filter calculated columns in the filtering menu

I would like to display my calculated columns fields in plain text in the filtering drop-down menu when I click on the column title. I don't know why SharePoint displays my calculated formula instead ...
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formula to select a choice column

I have two choice columns in a list : choice column 1: values 1 posible 2 unlikely choice column 2: values A bad B very bad and I want to select another choice column based on the previous selected ...
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sharepoint list column calculation

In a new list item form,the user wants to have a column to display month & year(pre populated on opening the form) based on the below condition. "1. If the current date is > 15 ,then that column ...
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Is it possible to report an activity date and calculate which pay period it falls under in a bi-weekly schedule

I really have no idea how to address this. I am tasked with marking and developing a way to track late entries based on the created date of a list item, the reported activity date(date selector), and ...
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Calculated Date after 3 years

Can anyone please tell how to get the calculated date after 3 years from current date. I have tried different combinations none is working =TEXT(YEAR(Created)+3,"MM/DD/YYYY") It returns ...
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Have an Association Column equal the field of another Column

I have created an association column as part of a reusable workflow in SharePoint designer. I am now trying to have this column equal the field of another column in Document Library. I have tried ...
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Use value of Hyperlink column in a calculated column

I want to create a calculated column, it should show the value of Title and the URL of a Hyperlink column called Main Website. But I get an error for my formula: =[Title]&" ("&[Main ...
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How to render HTML/Plain Text to the filtering drop-down columns

I have a custom list, with some columns. In order to design my list with colors, I used calculated columns with a Content Editor Web Part which contains my script (JavaScript). I used this script : ...
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Sum of a calculated Product Column

I am working with a custom Dataview in SPD. I have a calculated field that is the product of Quantity and UnitPricing. The view is grouped by another field, so I would like to get the node subtotal. ...
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Folder name as calculated field

I've created a Library which consists of two Folder Content-types. Customer Prequalfication I'm looking to create a calculated column in the Prequalfication folder content-type which fetches the ...
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How to show two dates in one calculated column

I'm using Sharepoint Foundation 2010. I have two columns, start date and ending date. I want to make calculated column which shows both of them in the same column. Everything is okay till I add both ...
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How to use calculated field to retrieve the ID of the item in the SharePoint 2007 List?

I have a calculated field in a SharePoint 2007 list. I want this calculated field to include the ID of the item but I could not find the ID column inside the "Insert Column" List box. How should I go ...
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Calculated column being changed on save

I need to keep the URL of a list item to use in a notification so I have a formula that looks like this: ="http://basicsample.com/next/List/EditItem?ID="&[ID] When I create an item in the list, ...
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Calculated column to retrieve total number of ID

I have a SharePoint list which all has a unique ID to identify the items, so I want to create a calculated column that counts how many ID are there, like a count! Any help is appreciated
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How to convert date field in single line of text using Calculated columns

I have created a calculated field for a content type in my Sharepoint 2010 and I want to return a date in the TEXT format because I am returning some text with it. The condition I have put in the ...
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DateTime calculated Column using Formula

I have a column Birthday which contains the date of the user's birthday. I would like to create a calculated column to hold the user's next birthday. For instance, if I wanted to know the birthday in ...
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Calculated Column left align header

In my list, I want a column to have a custom hyperlink. I create a Calculated column that has the following formula. ="<a ...
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Calculated column as a quick part

I need to return a value from a calculated column as a quick part in MS Word. How can I do this?
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Set current date i.e [Today] in a list column

I have a requirement where in user wants a column to be populated with Current date i.e Today. I went through many posts and found it is not possible to use Today() in list columns. The reason why ...
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How to build a modal dialog link in a calculated column to use modal dialog

I have tried appending a hyperlink in a calculated column that should popup a modal dialog but it's not working for me. Anyone got this working?
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Resulting year of a start date and end date

I have a SharePoint list item with a "start date" and a "end date" (both are always on the same year interval). I would like to have a column with the resulting year of these two dates. How should I ...
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Issue while uploading a picture to Picture Library with Calculated Column

I have provisioned a Picture Library using Feature. There is one calculated column in the Content Type which is used in the library. My calculated column is like: <Field Type="Calculated" ...
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The element cannot contain child element because the parent element's content model is text only Error

I want to provision the field using feature. I have a field which is of type Calculated and the xml for the column is like below: <Field Type="Calculated" ...
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sharepoint calculated column to round a number

I want to calculate a field value such that if it is less then 0.5 it would be round up to 0.5 (ex. .3 would be .5, 1.3 would be 1.5, 2.1 would be 2.5) and if the value is greater then 1.5 ti would be ...
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Yes if Due Date is less than 14 days from created

I want to set the contents of a field named Rush_Flag to Yes if the field Customer_Due_Date is 14 or less days than when the record was created (Created). Created is the default timestamp SharePoint ...
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Content Type IDs help

I have 2 Content Types, A and B. I am trying to create Content Type ID's(not proper ID's) and completely separate from the ID already in the list. I am creating them as a calculated field but I cannot ...
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creating an ID using calculated value

I have 2 content types which I want an individual ID(unique for each item) for both, how would I go about creating an ID's for this. So each Content type has IDs 1,2,3,... etc. I am thinking the way ...
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SP2010: Help with calculated column for multiple columns

Sharepoint 2010 Looking for some help here as I'm sure its a simple solution. I have: 2 Yes/No Columns: DivisionA, DivisionB (I will have a total of 15 divisions but using 2 for an example) 1 ...
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Add month in calculated date column

I'm using SharePoint 2007. I've a column with date in format DD/MM/YYYY I've also another column where I want to add some months to the previous date and obviously I've a column with the number of ...
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How can we create and calculate a ([Due Date]- [Today])/7 column in SP 2010?

How can we calculate ([Due Date]- [Today])/7 column that updates daily as value of Today changes and lets us calculate weeks left for due date ? Could create ([Due Date]- Today() )/7 and it worked ...
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Column calculated value to get the current date time?

I have tried using =TEXT(Today,"mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm:ss") but that only returns the 5/5/55 00:00:00, it won't give the time. How do I get both the date and time with a calculated formula?