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Hi Bob

Tom Ogilvy suggested I ask you this question.

I am trying to find a formula to go at the top of Column P that will add up the values in column N, if the text "PTC" appears in column P.  Now I know I can do this with a SUMIF, (sumif(P:P,"PTC",N:N)  but as I am using filters a lot on this spreadsheet, to isolate specific customers, what would be really useful would be the Subtotal 9 formula, which sums only what is in the filtered section.  Is there anyway of combining these two functions?

Thanks

Gail

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=SUMPRODUCT(SUBTOTAL(103,OFFSET(A2,ROW(A2:A1000)-ROW(A2),0)),N(P2:P1000="PTC"),N2:N1000)
Don't use entire columns (P:P), but you can increase the 1000 if you need.

This comes from my book "Excel Outside the Box", Page 62. http://www.mrexcel.com/outsidethebox.html

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