## How do you get the total of a column 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.

## How do I add up a column in Excel?

To insert a single column: Right-click the whole column to the right of where you want to add the new column, and then select Insert Columns. To insert multiple columns: Select the same number of columns to the right of where you want to add new ones. Right-click the selection, and then select Insert Columns.

**What is the shortcut to total a column in Excel?**

The Autosum Excel shortcut is very simple – just type two keys:

- ALT =
- Step 1: place the cursor below the column of numbers you want to sum (or to the left of the row of numbers you want to sum).
- Step 2: hold down the Alt key and then press the equals = sign while still holding Alt.
- Step 3: press Enter.

**How do I sum a column in a table?**

Sum a column or row of numbers in a table

- Click the table cell where you want your result to appear.
- On the Layout tab (under Table Tools), click Formula.
- In the Formula box, check the text between the parentheses to make sure Word includes the cells you want to sum, and click OK.

### How to maximize all columns in Excel?

After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below: Select any blank cell and press Ctrl + A keys to select whole worksheet, and click Kutools > Format > Adjust Cell Size. See screenshot: Then in the Adjust Cell Size dialog, select a unit you want in Unit type section, and check Column width only, and type the length number you need into Click Ok. Now all column widths are maximize to 4 centimeters.

### What is the formula for calculating total in Excel?

To calculate a running total in Excel, you can use the SUM function combined with a clever use of absolute and relative cells references. For example, to calculate the cumulative sum for numbers in column B beginning in cell B2, enter the following formula in C2 and then copy it down to other cells: =SUM($B$2:B2)

**How do I sum two columns in Excel?**

Add up Multiple Columns or Rows at Once. To sum columns or rows at the same time, use a formula of the form: =sum(A:B) or =sum(1:2). Remember that you can also use the keyboard shortcuts CTRL + SPACE to select an entire column or SHIFT + SPACE an entire row.

**How do I find the last column in Excel?**

After installing Kutools for Excel, if you want to find and select last row with data, please click Kutools > Select > Select Last Cell > Last Row. See screenshot: Note: For finding and selecting the last column with data, please click Kutools > Select > Select Last Cell > Last Column.