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Sum visible rows in a filtered list

Excel formula: Sum visible rows in a filtered list
Generic formula 

If you want to sum only the visible rows in a filtered list (i.e. only those rows not filtered out), you can use the SUBTOTAL function with function number 9 or 109. What makes SUBTOTAL especially useful is that it automatically ignores rows that are hidden in a filtered list or table.

Following the example in the screen above, to sum cells in column F for visible rows only, use:


If you are hiding rows manually (i.e. right-click, Hide), use this version instead:


By changing the function number, the SUBTOTAL function can perform many other calculations (e.g. COUNT, SUM, MAX, MIN, etc.). See the full list of function numbers on this page).

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