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I need a formula which can sum up several cells and tell me its percentage from a total in another cell

Solved by S. Q. in 15 mins

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Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:05

Hello

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:05

Welcome

User
13/08/2018 - 07:05

hi there!

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:05

Hi

User
13/08/2018 - 07:06

I have multiple cells vertically alligned, and I also have another one which shows me a total, I need to select a range from those cells and receive %

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:06

Would you be able to show me an example of what you need?

User
13/08/2018 - 07:11

I need a formula that gets me each percentage per platform

User
13/08/2018 - 07:12

thanks

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:12

For example, how much is desktop of total spent?

User
13/08/2018 - 07:12

exactly

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:12

Thank you, I need a few minutes.

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:14

This is the formula. =SUMIF($A$2:$A$16,"Desktop",$B$2:$B$16)/$H$2

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:14

Here $H$2 is the overall total.

User
13/08/2018 - 07:15

what if my total is in another sheet

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:15

SUMIF($A$2:$A$16,"Desktop",$B$2:$B$16) will give us the total for Desktop.

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:16

Let's assume total is in sheet2 cell A1, then you write sheet2!$A$1 in the place of $H$2

User
13/08/2018 - 07:16

great

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:16

Does that make sense?

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:16

I'm glad to hear that.

User
13/08/2018 - 07:16

sure mate! cheers

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:17

Thanks, please consider rating me 5 star if you think I was helpful.

User
13/08/2018 - 07:17

can I test it offline? will I use this all if I click on END SESSION?

User
13/08/2018 - 07:17

sorry virgin

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:17

Sure, you can test it.

User
13/08/2018 - 07:17

lose / not use

User
13/08/2018 - 07:17

awesome

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:18

You can also download the file by clicking on the File menu. File->Download As->Excel document.

User
13/08/2018 - 07:19

superb

User
13/08/2018 - 07:19

closing now! that was a huge help!!!

Excelchat Expert
13/08/2018 - 07:19

Thanks for the appreciation. Have a great day!

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