# How do I total rows and columns in Excel?

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## How do I sum both columns and rows in Excel?

If you need to sum a column or row of numbers, let Excel do the math for you. Select a cell next to the numbers you want to sum, click AutoSum on the Home tab, press Enter, and you’re done. When you click AutoSum, Excel automatically enters a formula (that uses the SUM function) to sum the numbers. Here’s an example.

## What is the total number of rows and columns in Excel?

Worksheet and workbook specifications and limits

Feature Maximum limit
Total number of rows and columns on a worksheet 1,048,576 rows by 16,384 columns
Column width 255 characters
Row height 409 points
Page breaks 1,026 horizontal and vertical

## How do you add up cells in Excel?

AutoSum makes it easy to add adjacent cells in rows and columns. Click the cell below a column of adjacent cells or to the right of a row of adjacent cells. Then, on the HOME tab, click AutoSum, and press Enter. Excel adds all of the cells in the column or row.

## What is the formula for sum in Excel?

The SUM function adds values. You can add individual values, cell references or ranges or a mix of all three. For example: =SUM(A2:A10) Adds the values in cells A2:10.

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## How do you sum only certain cells in Excel?

Just select an empty cell directly below a column of data. Then on the Formula tab, click AutoSum > Sum. Excel will automatically sense the range to be summed. (AutoSum can also work horizontally if you select an empty cell to the right of the cells to be summed.)