Finding the sum of your data is one of the most popular features of a spreadsheet. In this video, learn several methods to quickly find a sum.
- [Instructor] The three most common ways to find a sum … is to click and drag the data … and look at the bottom right-hand side of the screen. … You can select any amount of data … and you'll instantly be able to see the sum. … You can click on the down triangle … and see some other interesting facts … about your selected data. … The second method is to select the data … and click the Functions toolbar button. … With numbers selected, … the very top of the list will be SUM. … Hit the Enter key, … and you'll see the sum of all your data. … 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. … …
- Wrapping text
- Collaborating with others on a spreadsheet
- Freezing and locking panes
- Auto-filling data quickly
- Rotating cell data
- Formatting spreadsheets
- Protecting sheets
- Inserting links
- Filtering views
- Undoing unwanted changes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Google Sheets Quick Tips
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