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Old February 26th 10, 01:47 PM posted to microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions
Jag
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Default How do I sum up random cells

Hello Spiky,
What if there are #N/A values in your cell range? Any way to prevent the
SUM() function from skipping those?
Thanks,
Joe

"Spiky" wrote:

> On Apr 25, 4:43 am, "MartinW" > wrote:
> > Hi Josh,
> >
> > Another way, type =SUM( in the cell where you want the total,
> > Then click on your first cell and tap comma
> > click on the second cell and tap comma etc. etc.
> >
> > You are limited to 30 numbers but any contiguous range in the
> > selection will only count as 1 number. i.e =SUM(A4,C7,D713,F15)
> > would only count as 4 numbers.
> >
> > Obviously it is still a bit awkward, but it is better than typing
> > out the formula.
> >

>
> >
> > >> Select the random cells using CTrl-Click, then look in the bottom right
> > >> of
> > >> the statusbar, you will see a sum. If it is count, right-click and select
> > >> SUM.

> >
> > >> --
> > >> HTH

> >
> > >> Bob

> >

>
>
> You can combine these 2 suggestions I quoted for a bit faster usage.
> Type =SUM( or just hit Autosum button, then CTRL-Click all the random
> cells that you want.
>

 




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