How do I create subtotals on an excel spreadsheet using subtraction?
I have a spreadsheet that is about 18000+ lines. I have sorted the spreadsheet so that it is by part number. Along with the part number I have the quantities all lined up. I need the difference of the quantities of each part to give me my accurate totals. I am trying to use the Subtotals command to do this process for me seeing as how I have many different parts. The only problem is that under the Subtotals command, it only gives you the ability to use certain formulas and, guess what, subtraction is not one of them. I am not going to crunch these numbers individually (this is why we have computers now) because it would take me probably close to a month to do so without losing my mind. I can't sit here and put individual formulas in 8000+ cells. Please, if anyone can help me here it would make my life a heck of a lot easier. I was recently promoted to the inventory control supervisor position at my job and I am trying to fix almost a decade of mistakes. Not doing inventory in almost ten years is the first one that I need to rectify. Thanks a million. I am using excel 2003. The quantities are also stacked on top of eachother not horizontally so the formula would be different. It could start as C3 - C4 and then jump down the list to one of the lower items and be C18000 - C18001. Here is an example: 346ATF DODGE 1QT1 346ATF DODGE 1QT-3 The first line is the amount and the second line is the amount used. I need to subtract the -3 from the 1. If someone would be willing to show an email, I could email a portion of it, or all of it to the interested party willing to help. Thanks
Asked By: Confuzzled - 11/6/2009
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can you provide a small sample of what you need? edit- i sent you a message. C3 = 1 C4 = -3 so =C3-C4 will give you 4 is that right? whst if C18000 = 7 and C18001 = -2 =c18000-c18001 will give you 9 did you want to add the 9 and the 4 and you get 13? in excel 2003 you can use a sumproduct() for this
Answered By: expletive_xom - 11/6/2009
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Oh my goodness no inventory in 10 years! We do ours annually and cycle count everyday M-F...besides that... More
Answered By: Rachel - 11/6/2009
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