Excel - COLUMN Function Problem - Expert Solution

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i NEED TO SUMM UP TO ONE THOUSAND ENTRIES IN A COLUMN
Solved by T. W. in 18 mins
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Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:09
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Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:09
You can use SUM function to sum up all the entries.
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:10
Say your data is in column A from A1 through A1000, then your formula should be =SUM(A1:A1000)
User 13/04/2018 - 03:10
Hi, I have a spreadsheet of my expenses and it now has 500 line. It will have up to 1000. How can I summ a column this long? at the momnet the autosum only works to about 450 line.
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:10
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:10
could you share the file?
User 13/04/2018 - 03:11
this does not seem to work
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:12
User 13/04/2018 - 03:19
here's part of the s/s
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:20
ok...where should the sum be?
User 13/04/2018 - 03:20
at bottom or top or anywhere
User 13/04/2018 - 03:21
lets say at the bottom of each column
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:21
and your sum should be starting from which row?
User 13/04/2018 - 03:22
top row to row 1000
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:23
ok...you will not get the sum results, because you have entered the amounts as text
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:23
you will have to enter only number and format them as currency for the sum to work.
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:24
Sum would require your amount to be numeric and not text
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:24
So please remove all currency symbols
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:24
and you can later format the cells as currency
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:26
I have done all these cleansing in this sheet and now you can see the totals in row 1001 (the last row)
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:26
User 13/04/2018 - 03:27
thanks for your help I will try that
Excelchat Expert 13/04/2018 - 03:27

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