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Excel 2020: Power Up the Status Bar Statistics


February 03, 2020 - by Bill Jelen

Power up status bar: Photo by Victor Freitas on Unsplash

When you select two or more numeric cells, the total appears in the status bar in the lower right of the Excel window. When you see a total, right-click and choose Average, Count, Numerical Count, Minimum, Maximum, and Sum. You can now see the largest, smallest, and average just by selecting a range of cells:


A range of numeric cells is selected. The status bar is showing statistics: Average, Count, Numerical Count, Min, Max, Sum.

Thanks to Al Momrik for status bar.

Title Photo: Victor Freitas on Unsplash


This article is an excerpt from MrExcel 2020 - Seeing Excel Clearly.


Bill Jelen is the author / co-author of
MrExcel 2020 - Seeing Excel Clearly

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