The sum function does not work as I expect it to

Hello guys. I have a tracking table in Google Sheets. Whenever a customer buys something, I want the cell to be updated. So that I can always see the total value of all payments. If I do a sum for example with 500.00 and 300.00, it works = Result 800.00 Great!

After the thousand mark, however, the problems start. The value in the Google Sheet Cell is 1,074.12 and a customer has bought something for 849.12
So, together it should be 1,923.24

But unfortunately this is not the result. Instead, only the last number is taken, and the old value (1,074.12) is ignored or deleted. So the Result is 849.12 and of course this is wrong. My guess is that the comma is interpreted as a string? How can I sum two numbers in Make without having problems? Attached are a few screenshots. Thank you very much :slight_smile:

1_Update Cell in Google Sheets

1,074.12 is not a number. You have to convert it to 1074.12 using the built-in function parseNumber


{{ parseNumber("1,074.12"; ".") }}

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Great, it works! Thank you very much :slight_smile: I am happy. Have a nice day! Thank you!!


No problem, glad I could help!

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