# Excel: add cells based on adjacent cell value

Greetings!

I have a count for a particular range of cells (=COUNTIF(E2:E20,"*" & "yes" & "*"))

I would like to add the numbers in the cells F2:F20, where the E2:E20 cell value = "yes"

can you help me with the formula for that?

Thank you!
JohnD
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Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Try this......

``````=SUMIF(E2:E20,"*yes*",F2:F20)
``````

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Microsoft Excel ExpertCommented:
check if you meant something like th eatttached one.
Book1.xlsb
Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Also your countif formula should be like this....
``````=COUNTIF(E2:E20,"*yes*")
``````
Commented:
Johnd,

You can do something like this for search,..

``````=SUMPRODUCT((ISNUMBER(SEARCH("yes",E2:E20,1)))*F2:F20)
``````

And even for count you can do something like this..

``````=SUMPRODUCT(--(ISNUMBER(SEARCH("yes",E2:E20,1))))
``````

Saurabh...
PMAuthor Commented:
Thank you, all! Appreciate your help!
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