Formula to add values based on the date range.

please see attached.

how can i sum based on the given date range.
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Bill PrewCommented:
You are mixing date formats in the date range column, can that be corrected to always use the same format?  Otherwise the formula won't know how to interpret something like 01/06/2017, it will have no way of knowing if this is in MM/DD/YYYY format, or DD/MM/YYYY format.


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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
You can use a Pivot Table for that, grouping the dates into Quarters.
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
It seems you want to summarize the amount quarter wise. You can use the pivot table to achieve that.
Pls refer to the attached.
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

pls try
=SUMIFS(B:B,A:A,">="&DATEVALUE(LEFT(E2,8)),A:A,"<="&DATEVALUE(RIGHT(E2,8)))

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FloraAuthor Commented:
thanks. i do not want pivot tables.
i prefer sumproduct formula that i can add more condition to them.
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Bill PrewCommented:
If you do adjust the dates then you can try:

=SUMIFS($B:$B,$A:$A,">="&TRIM(LEFT($E2,FIND("-",$E2)-1)),A:A,"<="&TRIM(MID($E2,FIND("-",$E2)+1,999)))

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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
For a purely formula driven approach, as Bill mentions, you have to ensure that the dates are of a consistent format.

When that is corrected then the SUMIFS suggestion by RGonzo can be used for multiple conditions; currently being used with only two conditions to create the range between dates.
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
as a sumproduct
=SUMPRODUCT(B:B,--(A:A>=DATEVALUE(LEFT(E2,8))),--(A:A<=DATEVALUE(RIGHT(E2,8))))

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FloraAuthor Commented:
thanks Rgonzo. it worked for me
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FloraAuthor Commented:
thank you very much everyone. much appreciated.
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FloraAuthor Commented:
Bill, thank you. your formula also works.
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FloraAuthor Commented:
this formula from Rgonzo is super =
SUMPRODUCT(B:B,--(A:A>=DATEVALUE(LEFT(E2,8))),--(A:A<=DATEVALUE(RIGHT(E2,8))))

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FloraAuthor Commented:
i posted a follow up question.
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FloraAuthor Commented:
Rgonzo1971

i get value if the dates are not quarter based.

Date Ranges
01/01/18- 03/23/18
01/01/19- 03/23/19


i posted a new question.
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Rob HensonFinance AnalystCommented:
Based on the format of the other dates, those dates are not valid dates. All the other dates are in "dd/mm/yy" format but the end dates for these two are not as there is not a 23rd month of the year.

If your local settings are set to recognise "dd/mm/yy" then DATEVALUE on a text string like you have with those two entries will throw an error.
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FloraAuthor Commented:
thanks Robert.  it is now working. i made a mistake. my dates are always dd mm yy and Rgonzo's formula works just fine.

thanks again for your professional help.
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