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Have a column of figures say in column F and need total Line 3 thru 60. what is the formula? Also need to know formula for Column for say f+g=h

Solved by M. L. in 60 mins

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Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:34

Hello, how are you?

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:36

Hi are you there?

User
14/06/2018 - 12:36

I am retired 80 just trying to learn formulas used years ago but trying to relearn.

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:38

Oh, no worries, First am happy for your age and may you live many more years.

User
14/06/2018 - 12:38

Not very good at typing just bear with me not compuer literate either

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:40

To your first query about totaling, You need to go to the cell where you need the totals to show and type =sum(

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:41

Then select all the cells that you want to sum, close the bracket with ) then press the enter key

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:41

Is that clear enough?

User
14/06/2018 - 12:42

I was a account and used to paper columnar pads pencil and adding machine

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:43

Can you see what am writing on the excel sheet on the right of the chat box?

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:44

hELLOO

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:45

Hi, are you there?

User
14/06/2018 - 12:47

is that done in the box you want the Total below the last entry

User
14/06/2018 - 12:47

After draging

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:49

Yes, any cell that you want the totals to show

User
14/06/2018 - 12:50

Got it how do you get the $ sign on left of column and numbers on right

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:51

Pressing Shift+4

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:54

are you able to do that?

User
14/06/2018 - 12:56

Yes =How do you ad column c=a+b

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:58

you go to c, write =, then click the cells you want to add in column a and b, then press enter

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 12:59

can you see that, i have written it on the excel sheet.

User
14/06/2018 - 01:07

Do not see it

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 01:08

and now?

User
14/06/2018 - 01:10

I do not know where to look

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 01:10

the excel sheet on the right of the chat box

User
14/06/2018 - 01:12

I am looking but I do not see it do it on line 12

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 01:14

It's there now

User
14/06/2018 - 01:17

It did not add in 12 and 13

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 01:18

Can you see it now?

User
14/06/2018 - 01:20

Did you put the formula in 12 and drag it to 13

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 01:20

Yes that's it

User
14/06/2018 - 01:26

I tried to drag 12 to 14 and it did not add

User
14/06/2018 - 01:27

What did you do

Excelchat Expert
14/06/2018 - 01:29

To drag you need to put the cursor at the bottom right corner where there is a blue dot, your cursor will turn to a cross(+) then left click and drag

User
14/06/2018 - 01:34

Do you always put formula up at fx

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