Formula that will allow me to divide a child by the parent

neg177
Regular Contributor

Formula that will allow me to divide a child by the parent

Hi,

Need help creating a formula that will divide a child in a list by the parent. 

screen shot of the formula I have 

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Looking to take the Amt from both Direct & ISO and divide them by the All BU parent from another module in their specific columns. 

 

 

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LipChean_Soh
Certified Master Anaplanner

Re: Formula that will allow me to divide a child by the parent

Hi @neg177 

 

Assuming 'All BU' is the 'Top Level Item' of your list, then you can use SELECT to reference parent values as shown below:

LipChean_Soh_0-1623112070872.png

 

Thanks,

LipChean

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ChrisHeathcote
Community Boss

Re: Formula that will allow me to divide a child by the parent

@neg177 

Use a LOOKUP of the parent for items other than the first level within the hierarchy and SELECT for the top level for the first level parent. 

 

 

Chris Heathcote
Bedford Consulting

Gold Partner and Regional Partner of the Year 2021, EMEA

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LipChean_Soh
Certified Master Anaplanner

Re: Formula that will allow me to divide a child by the parent

Hi @neg177 

 

Assuming 'All BU' is the 'Top Level Item' of your list, then you can use SELECT to reference parent values as shown below:

LipChean_Soh_0-1623112070872.png

 

Thanks,

LipChean

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neg177
Regular Contributor

Re: Formula that will allow me to divide a child by the parent

Thank you. Very helpful and we got the formula we needed. 

ChrisHeathcote
Community Boss

Re: Formula that will allow me to divide a child by the parent

@neg177 

Use a LOOKUP of the parent for items other than the first level within the hierarchy and SELECT for the top level for the first level parent. 

 

 

Chris Heathcote
Bedford Consulting

Gold Partner and Regional Partner of the Year 2021, EMEA

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