Excel tables, running totals, automatic update of formula

hi Folks
Got asked this question the other day. I've attached a file with a sample...essentially it has a running total formula in it..but is there any way to set up the formula so that it will automatically add on the row above i.e. automatically update if rows are inserted?
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Looking at a bigger picture and maybe missing a point.

Where are your In and Out values coming from, is there some data elsewhere that this a summary of?

If so, I suspect you can use a Pivot Table which can be refreshed when there is new data from which summary info is being pulled.  As the In and the Out figures are both positive in the sample, the Balance column would have to be a calculated field rather than relying on the Total column of a pivot.

Rob H
agwalshAuthor Commented:
no, it was just a straight question...based on that one. Let me try the Rgonzo option first... thanks :-)
agwalshAuthor Commented:
Did exactly what was required...as per rgonzo1971 solution.thanks.
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