## How to quickly sum values excluding hidden columns in Excel?

To sum values excluding hidden rows, you can use the formula =SUBTOTAL() to solve, but, how about summing values ignoring hidden columns? Here this article introduces the tricks on quickly summing values in the visible columns only.

Sum values excluding hidden columns with VBA

Sum/average/count excluding hidden columns with Kutools for Excel

#### Sum values excluding hidden columns with VBA

Here is a VBA code can help you quickly sum visible columns only.

1. Press Alt + F11 keys to display Microsoft Visual for Basic Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module and paste below code into the new Module window.

VBA: Sum visible column values only

``````Public Function SumVisible(Rg As Range) As Double
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Dim xCell As Range
Dim xRg As Range
Dim xOutRg As Range
On Error Resume Next
Application.Volatile
Set xRg = Application.Intersect(Rg, Rg.Worksheet.UsedRange)
If Not (xRg Is Nothing) Then
For Each xCell In xRg
If (xCell.EntireRow.Hidden = False) And _
(xCell.EntireColumn.Hidden = False) Then
If xOutRg Is Nothing Then
Set xOutRg = xCell
Else
Set xOutRg = Application.Union(xCell, xOutRg)
End If
End If
Next
End If
If Not xOutRg Is Nothing Then
SumVisible = Application.Evaluate("SUM(" & xOutRg.Address & ")")
Else
SumVisible = 0
End If
End Function``````

3. Save code and close the window, then go back to select a blank cell which you will put the calculated result at, and type this formula =SumVisible(A1:C9), press Enter key, the correct summing result has been got.

Tip: In the formula, A1:C9 is the cells you want to sum.

#### Sum/average/count excluding hidden columns with Kutools for Excel

Maybe you are not familiar with VBA code, but if you have Kutools for Excel installed, you can quickly and easily solve this job.

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After Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

1. Select a blank cell that will put the summing result, E1 for instance, and click Kutools > Kutools Functions > Statistical & Math > SUMVISIBLE. See screenshot:

2. In the Function Arguments dialog, click to select cells you want to sum into the Reference textbox, and you can preview the calculated result at the bottom. See screenshot:

3. Click OK, and only the visible columns have been summed.

With Kutools for Excel, you also can count or calculate the average in visible cells/row/columns. See screenshot:

Tip: You also can directly type this formula =SUMVISIBLE(A1:C9)/ =COUNTVISIBLE(A1:C9)/ =AVERAGEVISIBLE(A1:C9) into the cell to get the result after installing Kutools for Excel.

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