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I have a list with two columns. How can I add a KPI indicator for each new item created automatically? Where the value column is one, and the target column is the other?

Can I define the KPI list to do that? Is it possible using a workflow?

Thanks in advance.

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Create a basic custom list with columns:

  • Value (type: Number)
  • Target (type: Number)
  • KPI (type: Calculated. Data type returned from this formula is: Number)

Formula for the calculated column is:

=IF(Value>Target,"<img src='/_layouts/images/KPIDefault-0.GIF'","<img src='/_layouts/images/KPIDefault-2.GIF'")

This will render a nice KPI icon in the KPI column.

(I'd recommend this simple solution because the SP KPI list has had sorting issues at least in SP2007/SP2010 and is a bit heavy if you only need to show a KPI icon based on two columns)

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There are some good tutorials on creating KPI`s. You should be able to do the things you want with this.

Here is the first blog.

A blog by Rob Ashcroft.

Microsoft`s articles here and here.

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If you are using a standard list then you can also do it with XSL - there is a post on creating a dashboard from a list on my blog which is similar to what you want to achieve.

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Add below formula in calculated column field to show status indicator based on your column value

="<DIV style='font-weight:bold;  line-height:50%; align-center;font-size:36px; color:"&CHOOSE(LEFT([your column value],1),"gray","green","orange","red")&";'>•</DIV>"

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