Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Use the Subtotal command to analyze data with single- or multiple-level subtotals, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Man] When you're working with large lists,…you might want to insert subtotals,…based on break points within the data.…Now, on this particular worksheet here,…the data's not quite in the order I want,…but here's what I'm envisioning:…I've got about 20 or 25 departments in this list,…goes to about 700 rows.…I'd like to see a subtotal inserted automatically…at the end of each department.…So I want this list sorted by department.…Some of the departments are quite large,…so I might want to have a secondary set…of subtotals as well, maybe by status,…or maybe even a third level, possibly by job rating.…
So the first order of business is before using…this feature, and it's found on the data tab,…way off to the right, and notice…that it's in a group called outline.…If you're not familiar with the outlining concept,…you're about to see it being used…as we use the feature called subtotal.…Now we can use multiple layers here,…so I've called this workbook subtotals…as a reminder of that.…But the feature itself is singular subtotal,…
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