How to sum cell values in a column until blank cell reached?

If you have a list of numbers which populated with some blank cells, and now, you need to sum the numbers above or below until blank cells in this list to get the following results. Do you have any quick or easy ways to solve this job in Excel?

Sum cell values above until blank cell

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Sum cell values below until blank cell

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Sum cell values below until blank cells with array formula

Sum cell values above until blank cells with VBA code

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arrow blue right bubble Sum cell values below until blank cells with array formula

To sum cell values below until blanks, here is an array formula, please do as this:

1. Enter this formula into a blank cell beside your numbers column, E1, for example.

=IF(D1="",SUM(D1:INDEX(D1:$D$17,MATCH(TRUE,(D2:$D$17=""),0))),"") (D1, D2 are the first two cells in your column, D17 is the last blank cell in the number column).

2. Then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys together, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to sum numbers below until blanks, see screenshot:

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arrow blue right bubble Sum cell values above until blank cells with VBA code

If you need to sum cell values above until blank cells, the following VBA code may do you a favor.

1. Hold down the ALT + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. Click Insert > Module, and paste the following code in the Module Window.

VBA code: Sum cell values above until blanks:

Sub InsertTotals()
'Updateby Extendoffice 20160829
    Dim xRg As Range
    Dim i, j, StartRow, StartCol As Integer
    Dim xTxt As String
    On Error Resume Next
    xTxt = ActiveWindow.RangeSelection.AddressLocal
    Set xRg = Application.InputBox("please select the cells:", "Kutools for Excel", xTxt, , , , , 8)
    If xRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
    StartRow = xRg.Row
    StartCol = xRg.Column
    
    For i = StartCol To xRg.Columns.Count + StartCol - 1
        For j = xRg.Row To xRg.Rows.Count + StartRow - 1
            If Cells(j, i) = "" Then
                Cells(j, i).Formula = "=SUM(" & Cells(StartRow, i).Address & ":" & Cells(j - 1, i).Address & ")"
                StartRow = j + 1
            End If
        Next
        StartRow = xRg.Row
    Next
End Sub

3. Then press F5 key to run this code, and a prompt box is popped out to remind you selecting the range of cells that you want to sum cells above until blank cells, see screenshot:

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4. Then click OK button, all cell values above blank cells have been added up as following screenshot shown:

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