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In Microsoft Excel, you can use a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications custom function to sum only the visible cells in a range.
The SUM() worksheet function totals all the cells in a range, including hidden cells.
The SUBTOTAL() worksheet function ignores hidden rows only if they are part of a filtered list that was created using the AutoFilter or Advanced Filter command.
This article describes how to create the custom function Sum_Visible_Cells() which sums only the visible cells in a range.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;en-us;cntactms)To create and use a sample a sample Visual Basic function to sum only visible cells in a range, use the steps in the following example: