Hi Tom, I have a spreadsheet with the word "basic" in many cells, all in row 4. I want to add up the corresponding entry in row 6, eg "basic" is in cells a4 and d4, 2 is in a6, 3 is in d6, I want a formula that adds the 2 and the 3 together and puts it in cell ag6. Sumif dosent seem to work?
Sumif should have no problem with this
The possibility might exist that the cells in row 2 don't contain basic. It may be " basic" or "basic " or " basic "
to overcome that, you might try
if there is no danger of including a larger text string such as "it is basic to think" which would pass the text for the second formula.
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