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Excel 2007 - How to copy the sum of two two amounts?

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Cell a + cell b = Cell C.

I cant ctrl C or right click and copy.
Is there a way?
Thanks
 
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Question by:fcek
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by:StephenJR
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Use a formula? Don't think you can copy two cells and paste the sum (without VBA anyway).
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by:barry houdini
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Do you just want this in C2

=SUM(A2,B2)

regards, barry
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by:kostyak
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There's no shortcut to perform this action via keyboard or mouse click.  You have to do this via a formula:
in Cell C1 enter "=A1+B1"  or "=CONCATENATE(A1,B1)"
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Let's Go earned 500 total points
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If you use barryhoudini's formula in cell C2, you can then

copy the sum (ctrl-c)
paste as a value (instead of a formula) it using paste special/values (available by right-clicking, or from the ribbon Home/Clipboard.
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by:fcek
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ctrl and c

right click paste special > value

done
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