What I’m trying to do
I’d like to track time spent on different projects so I can calculate my FTE (full time effort) at the end of each month using dataview. I’m a professor, so there are three categories of FTE - service, teaching, and research. Under each of those, I may have several subcategories. I would like for my dataview table to group by date and sum for each subcategory, category, and total FTE.
To test I made several notes with the following YAML (but different input)
--- fte: research: project1: 7 project2: 1.5 service: committee1: .5 committee2: 2 ---
I can get the subcategory data with the dataview inquiry:
```dataview TABLE sum(nonnull(rows.fte.research.project1)) AS "Project 1", sum(nonnull(rows.fte.research.project2)) AS "Project 2", sum(nonnull(rows.fte.service.committee1)) AS "Committee 1", sum(nonnull(rows.fte.service.committee2)) AS "Committee 2", FROM "Daily Notes" GROUP BY file.cday AS "Date"
But to get the total of all research I tried adding:
sum(nonnull(rows.fte.research)) AS "Research"
but that didn’t work.
I don’t see anything in the documentation about being able to use the “parent” levels in the nested front matter. Does anyone have any suggestions?