This video illustrates three different and common methods to sum data in rows and columns in Excel.
(uplifting background music)…- [Instructor] The three most common ways…to find a sum is to click and drag…the data and view the sum at the very bottom of the screen.…You can select any amount of data,…and you'll instantly be able to see the sum.…The second method is to place the cursor…at the end of the column that you wish to sum the data of.…From the Home ribbon tab, click AutoSum.…The formula will be inserted and you can hit…the Enter key on your keyboard.…
The last method is to type the sum formula yourself…by placing the cursor underneath the column,…hitting the equal sign on your keyboard,…typing Sum, using the open parentheses…to begin the formula, clicking and dragging with your mouse…to select the data that you wish to sum,…and finally, closing it with the parentheses.…Hit the Enter key on your keyboard,…and you've successfully added the data.…
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- Working with references
- Freezing and locking
- Automatic data population
- Recovering lost work
- Finding named ranges
- Formatting cells and applying styles
- Applying international currency formatting
- Inserting hyperlinks
- Creating dropdown lists
- Hiding columns and rows
- Password protecting a workbook
- Restricting editing
- Adding headers and footers
- Locking cells
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