Excel/Total Categories with Automatic Update
I am working on a spreadsheet for my budget and would like to total the categories. How can I do this so that my totals will update if I add in additional rows. I have my Category (Groceries) in column B5:B11, and my Sub-Category (Business Name -where I purchase my groceries) in column C5:C11. What formula can I use so the totals will update as I add in more purchases?
I'm not quite sure what you want to total - could you clarify? If it helps, you can mail me directly at email@example.com which would allow you to send me a sample file - I'm guessing it's something like a sumif or sum over an entire column (eg =sum(b:b) would sum everything in column B)
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