Sum Cells with Text and Numbers

Microsoft Office 2007 home and student
May 4, 2010 at 06:05:03
Specs: Windows XP

Hope someone can help here,

E 400/400
E 400/150
W 400/150
W 400/400
W 400/400


I have a row of cells with letters and numbers

what i am trying to do was add the cells with W in them once calculated then seeing how many 400 there are in that cell then adding up and getting a figure in cell of 5, as above

are what ever number i have in the cell it will calculate

hope this makes sense

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May 4, 2010 at 07:13:52
re: I have a row of cells with letters and numbers

In your example, it looks like you have a column of cells with letters and numbers, so that is what I will try to help you with.

Without using VBA, it would be very difficult to get the result you are looking for while leaving the letters and numbers in one cell.

Here is what I would do:

Let's assume your data is in A1:A5.

1 - Select A1:A5
2 - Use Data...Text to Columns...Delimited...Next
3 - Check the boxes for Space and Other, and put a / in the Other field

That should give you this:

   A      B        C
1  E	400	400
2  E	400	150
3  W	400	150
4  W	400	400
5  W	400	400

Then you could use this to get your answer:


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