How to sum column values until next blank cell in Excel?

For instance, you have a list of values, and there is a blank cell in the list to break the list into two parts, and you just want to sum the values until the blank cell appears in the list as below screenshot shown, and how can you quickly calculate it in Excel?
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Sum column values until blank cell by formula

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Here is a formula I can introduce for solving this problem in Excel.

Select a blank cell which you will place the calculated result into, type this formula, =SUM(A1:INDEX(A1:A100,MATCH(TRUE,(A1:A100=""),0))), press Shift + Ctrl + Enter keys to get the calculation correctly. See screenshot:
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In the formula, A1 is the first cell in the list you want to calculate, and A1: A100 is the list range you use, you can change them as you need.


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    abg · 4 months ago
    im looking for the same answer, how to do this to count UP instead of down
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      Sunny · 2 months ago
      You can try this formula =SUMPRODUCT(ISFORMULA(A1:A100)*A1:A100)
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    Tom · 6 months ago
    Great formula, thank you. Is it possible to change the formula, so that it will be counting upwards? Relating to the example, 902 will be the outcome in cell B10 (instead of B1)

    Kind regards,
    Tom
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    MT · 1 years ago
    Thanks this worked really well. Saved me a ton of time!
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    Jesus · 1 years ago
    This isn't even the right answer smfh
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      stoneslab · 2 months ago
      Yes it is. 451+64+71+70+25+44+65+88+24=902