Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
?
Solved

Excel: Sum columns using multiple criteria (sumifs variant)

Posted on 2015-02-23
6
Medium Priority
?
147 Views
Last Modified: 2015-02-24
Hi,

I would like to calculate the attached yellow table. I think it's a sumifs formula - but it needs to only do this for the given date range.

Thanks for your help
ee-Factory.xls
0
Comment
Question by:dabug80
  • 4
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Wilder1626
ID: 40627161
Hi

Is that what you are looking for?
ee-Factory-no1.xls
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Wilder1626
ID: 40627169
Another way could be like this:
Example:

If you put this formula in Cell J7 :
=IF(SUMIFS(B:B,A:A,J3)=0,"",SUMIFS(B:B,A:A,J3))

Open in new window


With the above formula, if no records was found, it would leave the cell empty instead of putting N/A# or 0
ee-Factory-no2.xls
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:dabug80
ID: 40627179
Thanks Jean-Marc,

This works, but I'm hoping for a formula that doesn't define/lock the date column - but rather searches for the appropriate column based on the given date in the yellow cells. By doing it this way, I don't have to worry about users changing the dates on either of the tables.

Is this possible?
0
Upgrade your Question Security!

Your question, your audience. Choose who sees your identity—and your question—with question security.

 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Wilder1626 earned 2000 total points
ID: 40627224
Is this more what you are looking for?

It will look at all dates columns

Just remember to press Ctrl+Shift+Enter after typing the formula, instead of just Enter. This is to activate the array formula rather than a single data value.
ee-Factory-no3.xls
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:dabug80
ID: 40627325
Great. Works exactly how I wanted. Cheers.
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Wilder1626
ID: 40627871
I'm glad i was able to help :-)
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: SSL Checker

Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Windows Explorer let you handle zip folders nearly as any other folder: Copy, move, change, and delete, etc. In VBA you can also handle normal files and folders, but zip folders takes a little more - and that you'll find here.
Here is why.
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to create pivot charts out of a data set. I also added a drop-down menu which allows to choose from different categories in the data set and the chart will automatically update.

606 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