Summing multi-level bill of material - 51085

All,
I have a multi-level bill of material and I want to create a
function that will sum it properly without having to sum up each
level
manually. Here is an example:

Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
1      Chair       1         \$39
2      Seat        1         \$15
3      Cushion   1         \$10
3      Base       1         \$5
2      Leg         4         \$1
2      Back       1         \$20
3      Leather    1         \$12
3      Wood      1         \$8

In my example, I have a chair. The chair is composed of a seat (\$15),
four legs (\$1 each), and a back (\$20) for a total of \$39. However, the
seat and back are composed of subcomponents. So, my input values
should look like this:

Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
1      Chair       1
2      Seat         1
3      Cushion   1         \$10
3      Base       1         \$5
2      Leg         4         \$1
2      Back       1
3      Leather    1         \$12
3      Wood      1         \$8

And I want excel to figure out the blanks for me using a formula. Can
this be done? Essentially I'm looking for a formula that will sum just
the level below it, until it runs into an equal level, and then it
stops. So, in the case of the seat, it should know to sum the cushion
and the base, but not the leather and the wood. Thanks for the help! 0  Nathan356
5/19/2010 10:54:11 PM excel.worksheet.functions  4936 articles. 2 followers. 5 Replies 1500 Views Similar Articles

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Hi Nathan,

This turned out to be more awkward than I expected, and there may be a
simpler solution.  In the meantime try this.

In D2:

=SUMPRODUCT((OFFSET(\$A3,,,
MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
(ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))=\$A2+1)*
OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
(ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))*
OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
(ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),))))

copy down into remaining blank cells.

HTH
Steve D.

"Nathan356" <nathankwok@gmail.com> wrote in message
> All,
>   I have a multi-level bill of material and I want to create a
> function that will sum it properly without having to sum up each
> level
> manually. Here is an example:
>
> Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
>   1      Chair       1         \$39
>   2      Seat        1         \$15
>   3      Cushion   1         \$10
>   3      Base       1         \$5
>   2      Leg         4         \$1
>   2      Back       1         \$20
>   3      Leather    1         \$12
>   3      Wood      1         \$8
>
> In my example, I have a chair. The chair is composed of a seat (\$15),
> four legs (\$1 each), and a back (\$20) for a total of \$39. However, the
> seat and back are composed of subcomponents. So, my input values
> should look like this:
>
> Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
>   1      Chair       1
>   2      Seat         1
>   3      Cushion   1         \$10
>   3      Base       1         \$5
>   2      Leg         4         \$1
>   2      Back       1
>   3      Leather    1         \$12
>   3      Wood      1         \$8
>
> And I want excel to figure out the blanks for me using a formula. Can
> this be done? Essentially I'm looking for a formula that will sum just
> the level below it, until it runs into an equal level, and then it
> stops. So, in the case of the seat, it should know to sum the cushion
> and the base, but not the leather and the wood. Thanks for the help! 0  Steve
5/20/2010 8:48:21 AM
Simplified:

=SUMPRODUCT(
(OFFSET(\$A3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+1))=\$A2+1)*
OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+1))*
OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+1)))

"Steve Dunn" <stunn@sky.com> wrote in message
> Hi Nathan,
>
> This turned out to be more awkward than I expected, and there may be a
> simpler solution.  In the meantime try this.
>
> In D2:
>
> =SUMPRODUCT((OFFSET(\$A3,,,
> MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))=\$A2+1)*
> OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))*
> OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),))))
>
> copy down into remaining blank cells.
>
> HTH
> Steve D.
>
>
>
> "Nathan356" <nathankwok@gmail.com> wrote in message
>> All,
>>   I have a multi-level bill of material and I want to create a
>> function that will sum it properly without having to sum up each
>> level
>> manually. Here is an example:
>>
>> Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
>>   1      Chair       1         \$39
>>   2      Seat        1         \$15
>>   3      Cushion   1         \$10
>>   3      Base       1         \$5
>>   2      Leg         4         \$1
>>   2      Back       1         \$20
>>   3      Leather    1         \$12
>>   3      Wood      1         \$8
>>
>> In my example, I have a chair. The chair is composed of a seat (\$15),
>> four legs (\$1 each), and a back (\$20) for a total of \$39. However, the
>> seat and back are composed of subcomponents. So, my input values
>> should look like this:
>>
>> Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
>>   1      Chair       1
>>   2      Seat         1
>>   3      Cushion   1         \$10
>>   3      Base       1         \$5
>>   2      Leg         4         \$1
>>   2      Back       1
>>   3      Leather    1         \$12
>>   3      Wood      1         \$8
>>
>> And I want excel to figure out the blanks for me using a formula. Can
>> this be done? Essentially I'm looking for a formula that will sum just
>> the level below it, until it runs into an equal level, and then it
>> stops. So, in the case of the seat, it should know to sum the cushion
>> and the base, but not the leather and the wood. Thanks for the help!
> 0  Steve
5/20/2010 9:53:13 AM
Slight amendment:

=SUMPRODUCT(
(OFFSET(\$A3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+{1}))=\$A2+1)*
OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+{1}))*
OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+{1})))

"Steve Dunn" <stunn@sky.com> wrote in message
news:9039634C-77E7-409B-9E4E-3E5FAA22F338@microsoft.com...
> Simplified:
>
> =SUMPRODUCT(
> (OFFSET(\$A3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+1))=\$A2+1)*
> OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+1))*
> OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)+1)))
>
>
>
> "Steve Dunn" <stunn@sky.com> wrote in message
>> Hi Nathan,
>>
>> This turned out to be more awkward than I expected, and there may be a
>> simpler solution.  In the meantime try this.
>>
>> In D2:
>>
>> =SUMPRODUCT((OFFSET(\$A3,,,
>> MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
>> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))=\$A2+1)*
>> OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
>> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))*
>> OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=\$A2)*
>> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),))))
>>
>> copy down into remaining blank cells.
>>
>> HTH
>> Steve D.
>>
>>
>>
>> "Nathan356" <nathankwok@gmail.com> wrote in message
>>> All,
>>>   I have a multi-level bill of material and I want to create a
>>> function that will sum it properly without having to sum up each
>>> level
>>> manually. Here is an example:
>>>
>>> Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
>>>   1      Chair       1         \$39
>>>   2      Seat        1         \$15
>>>   3      Cushion   1         \$10
>>>   3      Base       1         \$5
>>>   2      Leg         4         \$1
>>>   2      Back       1         \$20
>>>   3      Leather    1         \$12
>>>   3      Wood      1         \$8
>>>
>>> In my example, I have a chair. The chair is composed of a seat (\$15),
>>> four legs (\$1 each), and a back (\$20) for a total of \$39. However, the
>>> seat and back are composed of subcomponents. So, my input values
>>> should look like this:
>>>
>>> Level    Item   Quantity   Cost
>>>   1      Chair       1
>>>   2      Seat         1
>>>   3      Cushion   1         \$10
>>>   3      Base       1         \$5
>>>   2      Leg         4         \$1
>>>   2      Back       1
>>>   3      Leather    1         \$12
>>>   3      Wood      1         \$8
>>>
>>> And I want excel to figure out the blanks for me using a formula. Can
>>> this be done? Essentially I'm looking for a formula that will sum just
>>> the level below it, until it runs into an equal level, and then it
>>> stops. So, in the case of the seat, it should know to sum the cushion
>>> and the base, but not the leather and the wood. Thanks for the help!
>>
> 0  Steve
5/20/2010 11:32:29 AM
On May 20, 4:32=A0am, "Steve Dunn" <st...@sky.com> wrote:
> Slight amendment:
>
> =3DSUMPRODUCT(
> (OFFSET(\$A3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)+{1}))=3D\$A2+1)*
> OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)+{1}))*
> OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)+{1})))
>
> "Steve Dunn" <st...@sky.com> wrote in message
>
> news:9039634C-77E7-409B-9E4E-3E5FAA22F338@microsoft.com...
>
>
>
> > Simplified:
>
> > =3DSUMPRODUCT(
> > (OFFSET(\$A3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)+1))=3D\$A2+1)*
> > OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)+1))*
> > OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,(\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)+1)))
>
> > "Steve Dunn" <st...@sky.com> wrote in message
> >> Hi Nathan,
>
> >> This turned out to be more awkward than I expected, and there may be a
> >> simpler solution. =A0In the meantime try this.
>
> >> In D2:
>
> >> =3DSUMPRODUCT((OFFSET(\$A3,,,
> >> MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)*
> >> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))=3D\$A2+1)*
> >> OFFSET(\$D3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)*
> >> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),)))*
> >> OFFSET(\$C3,,,MATCH(1,INDEX((\$A3:\$A\$9=3D\$A2)*
> >> (ROW(\$A3:\$A\$9)-ROW(\$A3)),))))
>
> >> copy down into remaining blank cells.
>
> >> HTH
> >> Steve D.
>
> >> "Nathan356" <nathank...@gmail.com> wrote in message
..
> >>> All,
> >>> =A0 I have a multi-level bill of material and I want to create a
> >>> function that will sum it properly without having to sum up each
> >>> level
> >>> manually. Here is an example:
>
> >>> Level =A0 =A0Item =A0 Quantity =A0 Cost
> >>> =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0Chair =A0 =A0 =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$39
> >>> =A0 2 =A0 =A0 =A0Seat =A0 =A0 =A0 =A01 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$15
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Cushion =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$10
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Base =A0 =A0 =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$5
> >>> =A0 2 =A0 =A0 =A0Leg =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 4 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$1
> >>> =A0 2 =A0 =A0 =A0Back =A0 =A0 =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$20
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Leather =A0 =A01 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$12
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Wood =A0 =A0 =A01 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$8
>
> >>> In my example, I have a chair. The chair is composed of a seat (\$15),
> >>> four legs (\$1 each), and a back (\$20) for a total of \$39. However, th=
e
> >>> seat and back are composed of subcomponents. So, my input values
> >>> should look like this:
>
> >>> Level =A0 =A0Item =A0 Quantity =A0 Cost
> >>> =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0Chair =A0 =A0 =A0 1
> >>> =A0 2 =A0 =A0 =A0Seat =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 1
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Cushion =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$10
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Base =A0 =A0 =A0 1 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$5
> >>> =A0 2 =A0 =A0 =A0Leg =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 4 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$1
> >>> =A0 2 =A0 =A0 =A0Back =A0 =A0 =A0 1
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Leather =A0 =A01 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$12
> >>> =A0 3 =A0 =A0 =A0Wood =A0 =A0 =A01 =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 \$8
>
> >>> And I want excel to figure out the blanks for me using a formula. Can
> >>> this be done? Essentially I'm looking for a formula that will sum jus=
t
> >>> the level below it, until it runs into an equal level, and then it
> >>> stops. So, in the case of the seat, it should know to sum the cushion
> >>> and the base, but not the leather and the wood. Thanks for the help!-=
Hide quoted text -
>
> - Show quoted text -

Steve,
Thanks! That worked perfectly. -Nathan 0  Nathan356
5/20/2010 5:32:04 PM
You're welcome, thanks for the feedback. 0  Steve
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If somebody can help: I have to summ (in cell K1) number of "Material Releases" from column "I" if I have a letter "Y" in column "J". Also apply condition to color cell if this cell contain a text "PSV", so I can summ it from the column by the reading colors. Second criteria would be if I have one color in a cell then my next reading shfor different text should not apply a new color. Thank you. -- Dan For your first query, try this: =3DSUMPRODUCT((I1:I1000=3D"Material Releases")*(J1:J1000=3D"Y")*(K1:K1000)) I've ...

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I am using a rather large genomic data set in which I need to classif certain gene functions as one of three things. Each gene (row) ha several ID numbers associated with it. For instance one row could loo like "GO:0005524,GO:0000074,GO:0005730." I need excel to find a match and then add one to an adjacent column (basically tallying). Fo instance, if I search for "GO:0005524" I need excel to search the 100 rows containing this information, and then when it finds a row wit "GO:0005524" to add one to the adjacent column while staying within th same row. That i...

Mail Merge with Access Report (with grouping levels)
Hi, I have two tables in Access 2003 with a one-to-many relationship, in an access report the grouping works, how do I make this work in a Word 2003 mail merge? The following are not my tables but an example of what I am trying to achieve, where the relationship is 1 to many from Orders to OrderItems: Table 1 - Orders OrderID Date SalesPerson Table 2 - OrderItems ItemID Description QTY Value *OrderID On the 1 Page word document I want to print display as follows This is your <Order ID> on <Date>. Your Salesperson was <Salesperson>. Here is a list of your Items: <...

Merging
I'm using Outlook 2003. I have fields at the item level for the contacts and at the form level for my custom form (fields used in my view). Is it possible to merge using form level fields or do I need to recreate all fields I created at the form level now at the folder level to merge with Word? Thanks Shawn See the "Mail Merge with Custom fields" section here; http://www.msoutlook.info/question/275 -- Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook] Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003 http://www.howto-outlook.com/ Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more htt...