# formual request

I need to write a sumif formula, I attempted as you will see in the attachment highlighted in green.  didn't work, can you help.
Formula-II.xls
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Hi,

What do you intend to sum?

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Excel VBA DeveloperCommented:
It appears that you are trying to use the SUMIF function using three-dimensional referencing like so:
=SUMIF(Jan:Jul!B2:B100,B1,Jan:Jul!F2:F100)

Unfortunately, you can't use 3D referencing with the SUMIF function.

{Posted too quick!}

There are a couple of possible workarounds.  One might be to insert a SUMIF on each monthly sheet, then use 3D referencing to get those values.  However, I suspect that your master sheet - RF_OtherL - will have several rows of values in column B that you want totals for in column I, so this won't work.

The alternative (found here on YouTube) would be to create a SUMPRODUCT of INDIRECT references to the sheets.

One would need an array of all the sheet names to make this work, say in column L (ex., L1 = "Jan", L2 = "Feb", and so on).  Then you can use this function:
=SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(INDIRECT("'"&\$L\$1:\$L\$6&"'!\$B\$2:\$B\$100"),B1,INDIRECT("'"&\$L\$1:\$L\$6&"'!\$F\$2:\$F\$100")))

Example file attached.

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-Glenn
EE-Formula-II.xls
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Commented:
Hi,

If you want to keep it in the formula you could create the Month array within

=SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(INDIRECT("'"&{"Jan","Feb","Mar","Apr","May","Jun","Jul","Aug","Sep","Oct","Nov","DEC"}&"'!\$B\$2:\$B\$100"),B3,INDIRECT("'"&{"Jan","Feb","Mar","Apr","May","Jun","Jul","Aug","Sep","Oct","Nov","DEC"}&"'!\$F\$2:\$F\$100")))
see cell I4

or create a named range with this data

={"Jan","Feb","Mar","Apr","May","Jun","Jul","Aug","Sep","Oct","Nov","DEC"}

=SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(INDIRECT("'"&Months&"'!\$B\$2:\$B\$100"),B3,INDIRECT("'"&Months&"'!\$F\$2:\$F\$100")))
see cell I3

Regards
EE-Formula-III.xls
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Author Commented:
Thanks.  I've been out of office, apologize for the late solution acceptance.

Good job, both will suffice my needs.

Take care
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