Tip: Other languages are Google-Translated. You can visit the English version of this link.
Log in


How to sum up values from textboxes?

Supposing, you have three text boxes which you want to sum the values in Textbox1 and Textbox2, and calculate the result automatically into Textbox3 as following screenshot shown. How could you deal with this job in Excel?

doc textbox sum values 1

Sum up values from textboxes with VBA code

arrow blue right bubble Sum up values from textboxes with VBA code

To sum up values from two textboxes and get the result into the third textbox, the following VBA code may help you.

1. First, you should insert three textboxes, click Developer > Insert > Text Box (ActiveX Control), and then draw a textbox, and make two copies, see screenshot:

doc textbox sum values 2

2. After inserting the textboxes, right click the sheet tab which contains the textboxes you want to use, and click View Code from the context menu to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, and then copy and paste the following VBA code into the blank module:

VBA code: Sum up values from textboxes:

Private Sub Sum_Click()
    TextBox3.Text = Val(TextBox2.Text) + Val(TextBox1.Text)
End Sub

doc textbox sum values 3

3. Then type the values into Textbox1 and Textbox2, and then press F5 key or Run button to execute the code, the calculated result is displayed into Textbox3 immediately, see screenshot:

doc textbox sum values 4

Recommended Productivity Tools

Ribbon of Excel (with Kutools for Excel installed)

300+ Advanced Features Increase Your Productivity by 71%, and Help You To Stand Out From Crowd!

Would you like to complete your daily work quickly and perfectly? Kutools For Excel brings 300+ cool and powerful advanced features (Combine workbooks, sum by color, split cell contents, convert date, and so on...) for 1500+ work scenarios, helps you solve 82% Excel problems.

  •  Deal with all complicated tasks in seconds, help to enhance your work ability, get success from the fierce competition, and never worry about being fired.
  •  Save a lot of work time, leave much time for you to love and care the family and enjoy a comfortable life now.
  •  Reduce thousands of keyboard and mouse clicks every day, relieve your tired eyes and hands, and give you a healthy body.
  •  Become an Excel expert in 3 minutes, and get admiring glance from your colleagues or friends.
  •  No longer need to remember any painful formulas and VBA codes, have a relaxing and pleasant mind, give you a thrill you've never had before.
  •  Spend only $39, but worth than $4000 training of others. Being used by 110,000 elites and 300+ well-known companies.
  •  60-day unlimited free trial. 60-day money back guarantee. Free upgrade and support for 2 years. Buy once, use forever.
  •  Change the way you work now, and give you a better life immediately!

Office Tab Brings Efficient And Handy Tabs to Office (include Excel), Just Like Chrome, Firefox, And New IE

  • Increases your productivity by 50% when viewing and editing multiple documents.
  • Reduce hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day, say goodbye to mouse hand.
  • Open and create documents in new tabs of same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Help you work faster and easily stand out from the crowd! One second to switch between dozens of open documents!
Say something here...
symbols left.
You are guest ( Sign Up? )
or post as a guest, but your post won't be published automatically.
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.