Function: SUM

Function: SUM

The SUM function can sum up the values in a range of cells. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to use the SUM function and also throw in some tips and error handling methods.Supported versionsAll versionsSyntax SUM(number1,[number2],…)Argumentsnumber1The...
How to sum every N rows

How to sum every N rows

You can sum tables, columns, but what how do you add up every third row? In this article, we’re going to show you how to sum every n rows using the SUM and the OFFSET functions. The OFFSET function’s ability to return range is the key in this case. Syntax...
How to calculate running totals in Excel Tables

How to calculate running totals in Excel Tables

This article shows how to calculate running totals in Excel Tables by using structured references. If your data is not in a Table, please continue with this article: How to calculate running count Syntax =SUM(INDEX([column of values],1):[@ column of values]) Steps...
How to count characters in Excel in a range

How to count characters in Excel in a range

The LEN function is used to count characters in Excel. But it doesn’t support ranges or arrays to easily count total number of characters in a range. This article shows 2 ways to count characters in Excel in a range which uses SUMPRODUCT and SUM along with LEN....
How to calculate SUM with intersecting tables

How to calculate SUM with intersecting tables

This article shows how to calculate sum with intersecting tables using SUM function and intersect operator, the space character (” “). Syntax =SUM(first range second range) Steps Type =SUM( function Select or type the first range reference that includes...
How to SUM 2d ranges with SUMPRODUCT

How to SUM 2d ranges with SUMPRODUCT

Summing values by a condition may sound easy. If not, please see Crunch Data Even Faster with the SUMIFS Function article as well. You can easily sum values by condition(s) with SUMIF and SUMIFS functions; with a limitation. The sum range and criteria ranges should...
How to SUM values across sheets

How to SUM values across sheets

To sum range of cells in the same worksheet is one of the basic concepts of Excel. What about summing values across sheets? In this article we will explain how to sum values across sheets. Syntax =SUM(first sheet : second sheet ! reference) Steps Start with =SUM( Type...
How to sum filtered values in data tables

How to sum filtered values in data tables

Excel’s regular SUM function includes all values in a range even if they are hidden by a filter or the right click Hide feature. This can be quite tedious when trying to create interactive spreadsheets that can utilize such controls. Using he SUBTOTAL function...