#### sum items in a table based on description

```I am interested in summing items is a table based on their description. Is
there a formula that will add items together from column based on the
contents in another cell reference in the same row? I know a pivot table
will do this with some restrictions in the table design.

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```You can use sumif if there is onbly one condition

Assume you want to sum values in column
C where column B is "x"

=SUMIF(B2:B500,"x",C2:C500)

Regards,

Peo Sjoblom

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>I am interested in summing items is a table based on their description. Is
>there a formula that will add items together from column based on the
>contents in another cell reference in the same row? I know a pivot table
>will do this with some restrictions in the table design.
>

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