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Old 11-28-2017, 02:03 AM
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Hi there everyone,



I have a super frustrating issue, I am trying to use the auto sum (formula icon) key to add values in a table in word 2016. I have added all the figures, and thought it was pretty simple. as in click Formula icon check it says =SUM(ABOVE) then click okay, but nope, it just pastes the formula into the cell not the answer. Please if anyone knows what I'm doing wrong please advise.

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Word's formulae need to be inserted as field codes. For example, select your '=SUM(ABOVE)' and press CtrlF9, so you get {=SUM(ABOVE)}, then press F9. To see how to do a wide range of calculations in Word, check out my Microsoft Word Field Maths Tutorial, in the 'Sticky' thread at the top of this forum: Microsoft Word Field Maths Tutorial
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