Excel formula question

is it possible to make a formula that checks a range A1:A100 for certain words.. and if that word is in a field.. itll add up the sum of all the B fields that have the word in field A?

for example if it looked like this.. it would return 6

Test          3
Test          2
kajdfa       9
adfjkadf    9
ajdfjda      8
Test          1

bail3yzAsked:
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Ardhendu SarangiSr. Project ManagerCommented:
you can use SUMIF function for this.
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barry houdiniCommented:
You can use SUMIF, i.e.

=SUMIF(A1:A100,"Test",B1:B100)

regards, barry
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bail3yzAuthor Commented:
Thanks!.. perfect
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Ardhendu SarangiSr. Project ManagerCommented:

Like this - =SUMIF(E2:F7,"Test",F2:F7)

Assuming your data is in columns E and F, where E contains the words and F contains the values.
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