# SUMIFS Summary Formula Issue

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Good afternoon -

I am trying to create a summary formula that sums the values in the range from Shared Inboxes to Metrics if the Date column is between 11/1/23 and 11/30/23.

I've created the following formula; however, it's returning #INCORRECT ARGUMENT SET.

Any suggestions? Thank you!!

=SUMIFS([Shared Inboxes]:Metrics, Date:Date, >=DATE(2023, 11, 1), Date:Date, <=DATE(2023, 11, 30))

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I would suggest the following things:

Add another column to sum the range for the rows. So use this as the column formula in the new helper column:

=SUM([Shared Inboxes]@row:Metrics@row)

Suppose this helper column is named as "Summation"

Then use the following formula as your summary formula where it is needed:

=SUMIFS(Summation:Summation, Date:Date, >=DATE(2023, 11, 1), Date:Date, <=DATE(2023, 11, 30))

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I had something similar I could pull from and used one like this before.

=IF(AND([Date]@row >= DATE(2023, 11, 1), [Date]@row <= DATE(2023, 11, 30)), SUM([Shared Inboxes]@row:Metrics@row))

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edited 11/30/23
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Hi Justin

I don't believe you can include multiple columns as the range for your SUMIFS

This part in bold

=SUMIFS([Shared Inboxes]:Metrics, Date:Date, >=DATE(2023, 11, 1), Date:Date, <=DATE(2023, 11, 30))

You may need to create a separate SUMIF for each column and add them together.

=SUMIFS([Shared Inboxes]:[Shared Inboxes], Date:Date, >=DATE(2023, 11, 1), Date:Date, <=DATE(2023, 11, 30)) +

SUMIFS([Faxes]:[Faxes], Date:Date, >=DATE(2023, 11, 1), Date:Date, <=DATE(2023, 11, 30)) + ...

Or add a helper column that holds the totals of all those columns (SUM) and then use that as the range in your SUMIFS.

Helper column formula

=SUM([Shared Inboxes]@row:Metrics@row)

Revised SUMIFS formula

=SUMIFS(Helper:Helper, Date:Date, >=DATE(2023, 11, 1), Date:Date, <=DATE(2023, 11, 30))

Or, as you only have the two criteria, use an IF AND function.

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Ahh! I was wondering if that was it. Thank you for the help. Very much appreciated!

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I would suggest the following things:

Add another column to sum the range for the rows. So use this as the column formula in the new helper column:

=SUM([Shared Inboxes]@row:Metrics@row)

Suppose this helper column is named as "Summation"

Then use the following formula as your summary formula where it is needed:

=SUMIFS(Summation:Summation, Date:Date, >=DATE(2023, 11, 1), Date:Date, <=DATE(2023, 11, 30))

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Thank you both!! Very much appreciated!

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