I'm trying to write a SUM function in sheet B, summing all the data from sheet A in specific rows. I can't find a good explanation of how to do this.

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    Dec 6, 2011 at 17:14

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If you want to "retrieve" specific rows, then you need to use the following formula.


=SUMIF(range, criteria, sum_range)


In this case, the specific rows are summed , only if the value is smaller or equal to 10.


I've created an example file for you: SUMIF


Try the solution on this page, i.e.:


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