Formula to total items from a drop list with values in several col

I am trying to create a formula for the following:

Have spreadsheet locate all columns matching "name" and total those columns 
total and provide grand total, please see example listed below

Column A  Column D Column G Column H
Dog           10                           35 
Cat            15            10           
Mouse        19                           48
Cat             10            2             7
Cat            15             1            19
(All other colomns have various other information listed)
Grand Totals:
Dog = ? (answer: 45)
Cat = ? (answer: 79)
Mouse = ? (answer: 67)


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7/30/2005 12:02:02 AM
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you could sumif each column using a sumif formula and then sum the respective 
rows.Or are you wanting a drop down box to select say cat and get the 
appropriate sum....sumproduct maybe?(I am not quite up with the play on that 
function......:) )
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"Rescues Mittens" wrote:

> I am trying to create a formula for the following:
> Have spreadsheet locate all columns matching "name" and total those columns 
> total and provide grand total, please see example listed below
> Column A  Column D Column G Column H
> Dog           10                           35 
> Cat            15            10           
> Mouse        19                           48
> Cat             10            2             7
> Cat            15             1            19
> (All other colomns have various other information listed)
> Grand Totals:
> Dog = ? (answer: 45)
> Cat = ? (answer: 79)
> Mouse = ? (answer: 67)
> Thanks!!
> MD
7/30/2005 12:17:02 AM

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