Sum of expenses of child rows in a formula row


I have a sheet wherein a column contains all the expenses that is basically generated from the sum of other cells in the same row.

This row is indented and I wanted to know if I could have the total of this in the parent of this row. Like the way it could be done in a pivot table.

The formula in the column is applied as a column formula and I'm unable to put a unique formula for the other parent rows. Is there any way I could do this?

Thank you


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  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Shadaab

    I hope you're well and safe!

    You'd need to modify the formula to check if it's a parent row or similar, so different formulas are run depending on what it is.

    Try something like this, and then add your other formula after.

    =IF(COUNT(CHILDREN(ColumnName@row)) > 0, SUM(CHILDREN()))

    Did that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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