Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Excel 2010 creating a custom auto fill for formulas

Posted on 2014-11-16
2
Medium Priority
?
320 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-16
I have a spreadsheet in Excel 2010 with 1440 rows.  I have a formula I need copied to all rows.  I'd like to enter in the formula for the first few rows and then use Excel's Auto Fill to fill in the formula for the rest of the rows.

The formula for the first three rows are:
=SUMIF(B2:B1440,B2,D2:D1440)
=SUMIF(B2:B1440,B3,D2:D1440)
=SUMIF(B2:B1440,B4,D2:D1440)

In the SUMIF formula, the criteria changes but the range and sum_range remain the same.  If I use auto fill, I want only the criteria to increase, so the next four rows would be:
=SUMIF(B2:B1440,B5,D2:D1440)
=SUMIF(B2:B1440,B6,D2:D1440)
=SUMIF(B2:B1440,B7,D2:D1440)
=SUMIF(B2:B1440,B8,D2:D1440)

But that's not what I'm getting.  Instead, I'm getting:
=SUMIF(B5:B1443,B5,D5:D1443)
=SUMIF(B5:B1443,B6,D5:D1443)
=SUMIF(B5:B1443,B7,D5:D1443)
=SUMIF(B8:B1446,B8,D8:D1446)

How do I get the auto fill to only increase the criteria part of the formula and leave everything else in the formula alone?
0
Comment
Question by:David XF
2 Comments
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
als315 earned 2000 total points
ID: 40445905
You can use absolute addressing for range:
=SUMIF($B$2:$B$1440,B2,$D$2:$D$1440)
0
 

Author Comment

by:David XF
ID: 40446031
That is exactly what I was looking for.  Thanks.
0

Featured Post

[Webinar] Database Backup and Recovery

Does your company store data on premises, off site, in the cloud, or a combination of these? If you answered “yes”, you need a data backup recovery plan that fits each and every platform. Watch now as as Percona teaches us how to build agile data backup recovery plan.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Access developers frequently have requirements to interact with Excel (import from or output to) in their applications.  You might be able to accomplish this with the TransferSpreadsheet and OutputTo methods, but in this series of articles I will di…
Windows Explorer lets you open cabinet (cab) files like any other folder. In VBA you can easily handle normal files and folders, but opening and indeed creating cabinet files takes a lot more - and that's you'll find here.
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to use a scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.
Many functions in Excel can make decisions. The most simple of these is the IF function: it returns a value depending on whether a condition you describe is true or false. Once you get the hang of using the IF function, you will find it easier to us…

572 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question