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I need to display the sums of rows vertically using ctr+drag for over 80 rows downwards in one column to replicate the formula for the remaining 80 rows, but excel only continues to modify the formala if I drag horizontally.

Here is a small table to demonstrate what I am trying to do.

In cell A12 is the sum of rows A1:F1. I want to be able to display the sums of A2:F2 in cell A13, and A3:F3 in cell A14.

Table

At the moment I can only copy as value, and then transpose. But I don´t want to do this 80 times weekly when I receive this table.

Which formula would enable me to quickly calculate the sums of rows but display them vertically?

  • You can compute in columns, and transpose? – hjpotter92 Mar 13 '18 at 14:58
  • It's not clear to me what you're trying to do. Could you show what your result is supposed to be? – Bandersnatch Mar 13 '18 at 15:02
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What you want is to enter an array formula for transposition. For this, select the destination column, e.g. A14:A:19, enter the =TRANSPOSE(A12:F12) command from the original row, and press CTRLSHIFTENTER.

What you want to achieve is thus easy in two steps: first sum into a new row A12:F12, then tranpose to a column.

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You can use this formula in A12 to get the result:

=SUM(INDIRECT("A"&COLUMN()):INDIRECT("F"&COLUMN()))

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