Mirror Number Column Totals

We use the mirrored columns on monday to compare predicted numbers to actuals figures. The most annoying thing is that it doesn’t show/bring through the column totals like on a normal number column. It would be really handy if this worked so we could compare on one board rather than having to flick between boards.

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Hi Charlotte, welcome to the Monday community!
I do not know if I understand you correctly. If you mean that you would like to see the total of multiple items from one board (the total coming from a number column on multiple items) implemented via a link to item-, and a mirror column in a new board, then I am totally agreeing. This would be seriously handy to quickly compare the sum multiple items on a different (more high level) board.

Hey @dplcharlotte and @Eltjo,

Thanks for sharing your feedback. I think this is a great idea.

Just to clarify and ensure I pass along the right feature request, you are looking to add a footer to mirror columns that have numbers to add up the total?

We are working on adding a lot more functionality to our link and mirror column options so stay tuned and keep crushing it on monday. :slight_smile:


Hi JustinJ, good to hear that you guys are working on new functionality for the mirror column. We are using those columns more and more. I am not sure about the request from dplcharlotte but I can explain what I meant.

**We work with three multidisciplinaire agile development teams. These teams work in sprints of 2 weeks (see screenshot of the High Level Sprint Board).

In this board I use the link to column to get the items that are scheduled for this sprint from a backlog board of a project.
For example, in the image you now see that 4 items are planned in ‘sprint 18’ for the NLdoet project and 5 items for the Espero project.

The ‘Total …’ column that belongs to NLdoet displays 1.5. This is the number that belongs to the first of the four items. My wish would be to show here the total of the four items (which is a total of 11).

This gives me the possibility to link all items from the backlog board to this board under ‘sprint 18’, so that I know the total of the estimate of a backlog of a project.

The first column of this high level sprint planning board then displays the total of the different backlog boards (a sum of the two ‘total …’ columns on the right).

In addition, it would be very, very cool to display the average of the status in the ‘Average status’ column in my image. Like the ‘footer’ of the status column, or the battery of the dashboard.
In this way, as a project manager, I can see the status of multiple projects in one go on my high level sprint board.

Thanks! I hope my explanation is clear like this

Hi @JustinJ

That’s exactly what I mean! I am sometimes comparing the total of number of days from a mirrored column and cant see the total which is the slightly frustrating bit.