# Sum formula for Child cells

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edited 09/19/23

Hello Team,

Please let me know the best formular to add up the values for Child cells, if some of the cells are blank or include 0 values. Below is a screenshot.

I need to calculate the total value for each Region for the Stock Count.

Many Thanks,

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I hope you're well and safe!

Try this.

=SUM(CHILDREN())

Did that work/help?

I hope that helps!

Be safe, and have a fantastic week!

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Andrée Starå | Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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Hi @Emskie321,

In the cell you have highlighted and to the stock count cell next to Region B:

=SUM(CHILDREN())

The 0s & blanks won't affect anything - they just are ignored.

If you want the total in another column, you would use:

=SUM(CHILDREN([Stock Count]@row))

Hope this helps, but if you've any problems/questions then just post! 🙂

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Thanks @Andrée Starå & @Nick Korna,

The SUM formula works great! Much Appreciated.

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Excellent!

Happy to help!

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