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Excel 2007: possible VBA, or can I use functions?

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by themike, Apr 15, 2011.

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  1. themike

    themike Thread Starter

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    For an example, I am looking to get D7 on the 'WS' worksheet to look through both column B and C of the 'AJE' worksheet and find anywhere there is the label of the value of A7(from WS!), and then sum the values of column D - column E on AJE! for only those corresponding rows

    I then want to carry this down for each cell of column D & E on 'WS'

    I'm not sure if this is something fairly easy, or not. I do know some VBA (if I have to go that route) but haven't done much within excel: so even how to get started would be great.

    Thanks!
     

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  2. Jimmy the Hand

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    I'm sure I don't understand the task, but here's a formula into D7:
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    =SUMIF(AJE!B:B,WS!$A7,AJE!D:D)+SUMIF(AJE!C:C,WS!$A7,AJE!E:E)
    Jimmy
     
  3. AD_Taylor

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    Think you have a decent enough understanding Jimmy :)

    Opened up the example sheet and think I understood a lot more. I've done something similar before so it helps.

    What I think you want to do in plain English is:

    In cell (WS) D7 you want to total all of the Debits from the AJE tab if they match the Account Title Column.
    In cell (WS) E7 you want a similar thing but to total all the Credits from the AJE tab.

    In this case the following formulas should work

    D7
    =SUMIF(AJE!$B:$B, WS!$A7, AJE!$D:$D) + SUMIF(AJE!$C:$C, WS!$A7, AJE!$D:$D)

    E7
    =SUMIF(AJE!$B:$B, WS!$A7, AJE!$E:$E) + SUMIF(AJE!$C:$C, WS!$A7, AJE!$E:$E)

    Even given it a quick test on the example sheet and all works fine from what I can see.
    Hope this helps!
     
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