Any help would be appreciated. Thanks! (see attached file). ExcelCentralSumifs.xlsx 9.17KB 30 downloads
Posted 05 April 2018 - 10:31 AM
The formula you are looking for is something like (in cell H4):
This SUMIFS formula checks whether the date is greater than or equal to the month in cell G4 (January 2018) and whether the date is less than the date in cell G5 (February 2018).
You can see more about SUMIFS in: Expert Skills Session 3: Advanced Functions (Lesson 3-6: Use the SUMIF and COUNTIF functions to create conditional totals).
You'll notice that the ampersand (&) has been used to concatenate the logical functions >= and < with the cell references G4 and G5. This is needed because Excel will not understand >=G4 or ">=G4" in this context. You can see more about using the ampersand to concatenate text in: Expert Skills Session 3: Advanced Functions (Lesson 3-18: Concatenate strings using the concatenation operator (&)).
You'll also notice absolute cell references like $E$4. These aren't strictly necessary, but they make it possible to AutoFill the formula down without needing to adjust it for each individual row. You can see more about absolute and relative cell references in: Essential Skills Session 3: Taking Your Skills To The Next Level (Lesson 3-12: Understand absolute and relative cell references).
I have attached a copy of your workbook with the formulas applied:
ExcelCentralSumifs.xlsx 9.57KB 19 downloads
I hope this is the solution you were looking for, but please feel free to reply if you need any more help with this.
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