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Excel 2010 - Tables - I'm asking for SUM but Excel uses SUBTOTAL?

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Why does excel use the SUBTOTAL function when adding numbers in my table? It's a small set of data.
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Subtotal will only sum the visible cells if you filter the data, and as such is the default for table formulas.

If the data is not filtered, it will return the same result as sum.

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