Apr 05, 2020
I want to do a simple sum on a group by.
In my example, I am building a recipe calculator and want to find out the proportion of cost for each ingredient out of the total cost.
My formula would be : cost/sum(cost group by recipe)
In sql this is call a window function but I am not sure if there is the equivalent in Airtable.
I have a screenshot, but seems like I cannot upload it.
Must be because I’m a new in the community.
Anyway let’s say i have
recipe_a ingredient_a $3
recipe_a ingredient_b $6
recipe_a ingredient_c $4
recipe_a ingredient_b $2
I want a new column that would output that ingredient_b stands for 1/3 of the cost of recipe_a
A workaround is to do a pivot table but it seems like a lot of trouble for something simple (plus not a very scalable solution)
If you have any input, I’ll gladly take some.
Stay safe !
Nov 10, 2021
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