using sum button

I try pasting a bunch of numbers from a website into 
excel.  Everything comes over fine, but when I try to sum 
the column using the sigma button, the result is just zero.

Please help!  I have a lot to sum.

Thanks for your help.
anonymous (74722)
12/4/2003 9:22:27 PM
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sounds like the "numbers" are being pasted as text.  That would probably be
the case if trailing spaces are included in the copy.



"adam h" <> wrote in message
> I try pasting a bunch of numbers from a website into
> excel.  Everything comes over fine, but when I try to sum
> the column using the sigma button, the result is just zero.
> Please help!  I have a lot to sum.
> Thanks for your help.

Trevor9259 (673)
12/4/2003 10:07:40 PM

Trevor's probably right.  If that's the case, try this formula:


It's an array formula;  press Ctrl-Shift-Enter any time you enter it or
change it.

Earl Kiosterud
mvpearl omitthisword at verizon period net

"Trevor Shuttleworth" <> wrote in message
> Adam
> sounds like the "numbers" are being pasted as text.  That would probably
> the case if trailing spaces are included in the copy.
> Regards
> Trevor
> "adam h" <> wrote in message
> news:0a7601c3baac$b7e2c820$a001280a@phx.gbl...
> > I try pasting a bunch of numbers from a website into
> > excel.  Everything comes over fine, but when I try to sum
> > the column using the sigma button, the result is just zero.
> >
> > Please help!  I have a lot to sum.
> >
> > Thanks for your help.

nowhere8060 (363)
12/5/2003 3:35:15 AM

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