# XL2000: Formula for Cumulative Category Total

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## Summary

In Microsoft Excel 2000, if you have a column of categories and a column of values, you can calculate a running category total in a third column.

If you have a column of categories and a column of values, you can create a running category total, as in the following example:
```   Categories      Values   Running category total
-----------------------------------------------
1               \$4.00                     \$4.00
2               \$8.00                     \$8.00
1               \$5.00                     \$9.00
2               \$7.00                    \$15.00
1               \$5.00                    \$14.00
3               \$4.00                     \$4.00
4               \$3.00                     \$3.00
2               \$5.00                    \$20.00
1               \$7.00                    \$21.00
1               \$7.00                    \$28.00
4               \$5.00                     \$8.00
3               \$5.00                     \$9.00
2               \$5.00                    \$25.00
2               \$6.00                    \$31.00
3               \$5.00                    \$14.00
4               \$6.00                    \$14.00
4               \$7.00                    \$21.00
3               \$4.00                    \$18.00
2               \$6.00                    \$37.00
2               \$7.00                    \$44.00
1               \$6.00                    \$34.00
1               \$6.00                    \$40.00
1               \$4.00                    \$44.00
1               \$6.00                    \$50.00
4               \$5.00                    \$26.00
4               \$5.00                    \$31.00
2               \$6.00                    \$50.00
1               \$6.00                    \$56.00
2               \$3.00                    \$53.00
```
Assuming that the category column is column A, the values column is column B, and the headings are in row 1, the running category total formula at the top row is:
=SUMIF(INDIRECT("A2:A"&ROW()),"="&A2,INDIRECT("B2:B"&ROW()))
Copy the formula for all rows used.

For more information about the SUMIF formula, click Microsoft Excel Help on the Help menu, type sumif worksheet function in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.

For more information about the INDIRECT formula, click Microsoft Excel Help on the Help menu, type indirect worksheet function in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.

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Article ID: 214241 - Last Review: October 25, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
##### Applies to
• Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
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