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Rules for working with formulas and functions
Rules for working with formulas and functions
Enjoy more than 250 formulas & functions supported in our all-in-one takeoff tool Written by Karolina Pavlova
Updated over a week ago

📝 Note!
Enable the functions in one of the following ways:

1. Press the "Formulas" button in the menu, located in the very top of the Online Spreadsheet.

2. Insert the relevant function manually right in the cell.

## Step-by-step guide for manual inserting of formulae:

2. Insert the relevant function right after the “=” sign.

3. Insert the formulas itself in round brackets "( )"

4. Divide the values within a formula using the sign ","

5. Press the "Enter" button to get the result.

Thus, the formula will have the following look:

=min ( a1, c1)

## Examples of formulas & functions currently supported in 2D Takeoff:

=max (a1, b1, c1)

=min (a1, b1, c1)

=average (a1, b1, c1)

=count (a1, b1, c1)

=round (x, y), where x is the cell's name / the value itself / another function / a mathematical expression, and y is a number showing the amount of decimal places, eg. round (3467263.77, -3)

= a1-c1

= a1+b1+c1

= a1*b1

= a1/b1

1. The function's value can be either a reference to a cell / range of cells, or the value itself (number / measurement).

2. The formula is updated as soon as the cell used in this formula has been changed.

3. There’s no difference whether you insert the value starting from a capital letter or not.

4. Mathematical operations supported by Kreo can be used as the formula's argument. They are: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, as well as the use of brackets.

## Most common mistakes done in inserting formulas:

The formula's result will be "Invalid" in the following cases:

1. The argument contains the following values:

1. 2 3 (a space is inserted)

2. B3 0.25 (a space is inserted)

3. 3..33333 (2 dots are inserted)

4. Text is inserted. Exception: the Count option!

2. The argument is the link to the invalid cell.

3. The rules for inserting formulae were violated, eg. the sign "=" has not been used at the beginning.

4. The functions count/min/max/average/sum are used as the argument. In such a case you need to refer to the relevant cell with these calculations.

📝 Note!

1. Relative copying for formulas is also available in 2D Takeoff. You can easily copy a spreadsheet's cells together with all the data inside.

2. All formulas are being preserved while exporting to Excel and importing Excel files to the software.