FYI Asana has just introduced a Formulas capability via custom fields.
I imagine the API docs will be updated shortly, but in case anyone wants some developer info on this enhancement, here are some basics based on my testing:
- Formula custom fields show up as and are treated as
numbercustom fields in the API.
- On the custom field object, there is a new boolean
is_forumula_fieldproperty, which allows you to distinguish for a
number-type custom field whether it’s a formula field or just a regular
number. (For non-
numberfields, it’ll always be
- There is currently no way via the API to retrieve or set the actual formula for a formula-based custom field.