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I have a sheet that I'm calculating particular costs. These costs have associated labels to them: Manufacturing, Variable, Both, Neither. I have created a drop down list for next to the costs that selects these categories, what I want to do is in a separate cell, calculate the sum of costs based on the labels: (to calculate variable costs i need to add categories Variable and both, etc). Any ideas?

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SUMIF should work just fine for this.

Let me know if you need suggested syntax.

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Worked great! Thanks – KronoS Sep 2 '10 at 17:58
    
Glad it helped! – JNK Sep 2 '10 at 18:06

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