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Totaling Column Cells in a Table

You can populate the last table cell in a column with the sum of its preceding cell values. For example, in a BOM, you can display the total cost of a set of items.

  1. Add a new blank row if necessary.

    See Inserting Columns or Rows in Tables

  2. Double-click the last cell of the table in the column in which the total sum is to appear.
  3. Click the Equation tool .
  4. For Functions, select Total and click .

    The sum is calculated for all cells preceding the selected cell starting from the previous summed cell or from the top of the column if there are no prior sums.

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