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Data Analysis Spreadsheet Basics Spreadsheet Functions & Shortcuts The SUMIF Function

Can you select multiple criteria for a SUMIF?

Let's say I wanted the total revenue for sandals and tennis shoes, could I write that out in one function? Or would I need to add two separate functions?

1 Answer

Jason Larson
Jason Larson
7,955 Points

The answer depends on the program you're using. In Excel, you can do this with a SUMIFS using an array constant, and then wrapping it in a SUM. The following answer does not work in Google Docs


To do what you want to do in Google docs or in Excel without using an array constant, you would need to sum 2 formulas:

=SUM(SUMIF(A:A, "Jeans",C:C),SUMIF(A:A,"Sandals",C:C))