I am using SharePoint office 365 modern site, I have to perform some business calculation and display the results in different column and get the sum total for this.

Scenario 1:

  1. ColumnA with value 42000
  2. ColumnB with 70%
  3. ColumnC to display results and also get the sum of total column values.

I tried write an formula in ColumnC, SP List Column Formatting as =([$ColumnA] * [$ColumnB]/100).

Scenario 2:

If I create an calculated column for this calculation. I am unable to find ColumnC in Totals under List settings.

Need help.

  • What is the data type of ColumnC? Aug 14, 2019 at 12:10
  • Currency data type.
    – Praveen
    Aug 14, 2019 at 16:37

1 Answer 1


It is not supported to sum a calculated column for total. Create a new C column as currency data column. You will need to use a Flow or workflow to automatically update value in Column C. Then you can use the built-in total in the list view to get the totals. A simple sample here: enter image description here

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Update: For choice column, things will become a bit complex. You will need to covert the choice value to a float value. So the formula will be like:


Change the X to be the name of choice column and B to be the name of the integer column. enter image description here

  • I have 2 columns , first X is choice type with values as 10%,20%,30% and second column as integer is 60000. can you help me with formula
    – Praveen
    Aug 16, 2019 at 10:13
  • Can you share me this multiplication formula as shown above.
    – Praveen
    Aug 19, 2019 at 7:15
  • @Praveen, Sorry for the late reply. If you have a choice column, the formula will be a bit complex. It is mul(div(float(substring(triggerBody()?['X']?['Value'],0,2)),float('100')),triggerBody()?['B']) X is the choice column while the B is the integer column
    – Jerry_MSFT
    Aug 20, 2019 at 9:46

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