a Summation question

majon96

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I have one column where I from a drop down box can choose one of three things.

To the column next to it I put the quantity.

Now I want to be able to sum up the quantities of each of these three things. How do I do that?

Thanks
/Magnus
 

Excel Facts

What did Pito Salas invent?
Pito Salas, working for Lotus, popularized what would become to be pivot tables. It was released as Lotus Improv in 1989.
Say your "things" are in rows 1 to 10 of column A and one of them is called Widget. This formula will total the Widgets:

=SUMIF(A1:A10,"Widget",B1:B10)
 
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