I am looking to use the importHTML function for loading a page and I would like to sum a particular column in Google Spreadsheets.

But I am not having much success.

This is the URL:

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    what URL you're thinking off? – Jacob Jan Tuinstra Sep 19 '13 at 10:35
  • Are you getting a specific error back? What's not actually working for you? The full function you're using could be helpful; you might not be importing the right data. – Andrew Lott Sep 19 '13 at 11:26
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    Hi Guys, Thanks for getting back. I have attached the URL i am working with as well as the formula for google spreadsheet. – lancegoh Sep 22 '13 at 5:48

It is possible, by using the this formula.




There are two things that need to be taken into account:

  1. text to number conversion
  2. error capturing

The first is done by the VALUE function, that returns a number. The clue as to the second point starts here. The header of the table, can't be converted into a number !! Here the IFERROR function will return nothing if an error arises. Now the ARRAYFORMULA and the SUM can finish it off.


I've created an example file for you: Sum IMPORTHTML table

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