# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I have a monthly table where the no. of rows varying from month to month i want to make a sum of the sells depends on the condition that the next cell is not empty, and if the cell is empty I want to start a new calculation for the next cells
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Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:19
Hi
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:19
User 24/02/2018 - 05:19
Hi
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:20
can you paste the data?
User 24/02/2018 - 05:20
I don't have the data now
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:20
that will help me understand the question
User 24/02/2018 - 05:20
can I work on the sheet next to chat
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:21
yes
User 24/02/2018 - 05:24
the rows are variable from month to month
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:25
show some more sample data to work on
User 24/02/2018 - 05:26
I want to sum the C cells if it is not blanc
User 24/02/2018 - 05:27
and when it is blanc I want to start a new formula
User 24/02/2018 - 05:30
this is the final result I want
User 24/02/2018 - 05:31
but the rows are not same each month
User 24/02/2018 - 05:31
so I need to have a formula to sum the cells up to an empty cell
User 24/02/2018 - 05:32
where a new sum should start for the bellow cells
User 24/02/2018 - 05:32
up to an empty cell
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:33
see the formula
User 24/02/2018 - 05:34
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:34
it counts values from c5 50 c100 till where it is non zero
User 24/02/2018 - 05:34
If i will paste the numbers
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:35
see the formula
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:35
index match will be used
User 24/02/2018 - 05:37
Thanks
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:37
does this help?
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:37
let me know
User 24/02/2018 - 05:37
it is not working on D1
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:37
no number on d1
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:38
but this works
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:38
use c1 there
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:38
not c2
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:38
see
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:38
now it works for c1 as well
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:38
d you see
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:38
do you see?
User 24/02/2018 - 05:39
not really
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:39
in sheet 2
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:39
i hv pasted the formula
User 24/02/2018 - 05:39
I thanks
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:40
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:40
that really helps
User 24/02/2018 - 05:40
sure
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:40
thanks a lot
User 24/02/2018 - 05:40
thank you
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:40
welcome
User 24/02/2018 - 05:40
how to rate
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:41
when it comes to you just give 5 star rating
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:41
i think when the time ends
User 24/02/2018 - 05:52
how can I reach the end result as shows
User 24/02/2018 - 05:52
can I do it in one formula
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:52
which result
User 24/02/2018 - 05:52
User 24/02/2018 - 05:53
when cell C is empty
User 24/02/2018 - 05:53
i want the formula to work
User 24/02/2018 - 05:54
when it is not ""
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:54
it is showing as 5
User 24/02/2018 - 05:54
if i want to drag it to the D100
User 24/02/2018 - 05:54
and only want it to calculate when C is emply
User 24/02/2018 - 05:55
for the next C cells
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:56
see the new formula in d1
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:56
i have dragged it down
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:57
it will only show values against blank row and will summ till non zero value
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:57
hope this helps
User 24/02/2018 - 05:57
perfect
User 24/02/2018 - 05:57
this is what I was looking for
Excelchat Expert 24/02/2018 - 05:57
cool

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