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How do I add a column of money in excel or open office calc??

When I try to use the autosum function it only adds the last few amounts each time even though I choose all cells from 1 to 25 like the attachment:--

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autosum SHOULD pick up all the cells in a range, so I'm not clear why - certainly the picture would indicate this should work.  But one possible easy fix is select the cells as a block before using autosum - it will then sum the selected area.  OR you can simply type the formula

=sum(firstcell:lastcell) replacing firstcell and lastcell with the actual cell ranges - or after the opening brackets, just click and drag to fill them.

Hopefully this resolves it but do let me know if I can help further - if it helps, my direct email is aidan.heritage@virgin.net
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