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Excel: Sum columns using multiple criteria (sumifs variant)

Posted on 2015-02-23
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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
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Hi

Is that what you are looking for?
ee-Factory-no1.xls
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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))

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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
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by:dabug80
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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?
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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
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by:dabug80
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Great. Works exactly how I wanted. Cheers.
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I'm glad i was able to help :-)
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