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The Best Keyboard Shortcuts for Autosum in Excel

If you're an Excel power user, you know that the Autosum feature is a great time-saver. But did you know that there are keyboard shortcuts that can make using Autosum even faster and easier? In this article, we'll share the best keyboard shortcuts for Autosum in Excel.

To use Autosum, simply select the cells you want to sum, then press the keyboard shortcut for Autosum (Alt + =). Excel will automatically insert the SUM function into the cell, and calculate the sum of the selected cells.

But what if you want to sum only a specific range of cells? For example, let's say you have a column of data, and you want to sum only the cells in the column that contain numbers greater than 10. To do this, you can use the following keyboard shortcut:

Alt + =, then type >10 and press Enter.

Excel will automatically insert the SUMIF function into the cell, and calculate the sum of the cells that meet the criteria you specified.

There are many other keyboard shortcuts for Autosum in Excel, and we've compiled a list of the best ones below.

To sum the cells in a column:

Alt + =, then type the column letter and press Enter.

To sum the cells in a row:

Alt + =, then type the row number and press Enter.

To sum the cells in a range:

Alt + =, then type the range address (e.g., A1:A10) and press Enter.

To sum the cells in a column that meet a specific criteria:

Alt + =, then type the column letter, followed by the criteria (e.g., >10) and press Enter.

To sum the cells in a row that meet a specific criteria:

Alt + =, then type the row number, followed by the criteria (e.g., >10) and press Enter.

To sum the cells in a range that meet a specific criteria:

Alt + =, then type the range address, followed by the criteria (e.g., >10) and press Enter.

We hope you found this article helpful. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

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