Skip to main content

How to sumif based on partial match in Excel? 

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2017-12-29

Take the below data as an example, I want to sum cell values in column B when there contains partial “KTE” text in column A. How to achieve it? This article, I will talk about how to sum cell values based on a partial match in Excel worksheet.

Sum cells values based on partial match in Excel with formula

Sum cells values based on partial match in Excel with formula

To sum cell values based on the partial match, please apply the following formula:

Enter this formula: =SUMIF($A$2:$A$12,"*"&E1&"*",$B$2:$B$12) into a blank cell where you want to output the result, and then press Enter key to get the calculated result, and all the cells which contain “KTE” have been added up, see screenshot:

Note: In the above formula, E1 is the criterion you want to sum based on, A2:A12 is the range contains the criterion, and B2:B12 is the column that you want to sum.

Best Office Productivity Tools

🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions
Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates   |  Delete Blank Rows   |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data   |   Round without Formula ...
Super Lookup: Multiple Criteria VLookup    Multiple Value VLookup  |   VLookup Across Multiple Sheets   |   Fuzzy Lookup ....
Advanced Drop-down List: Quickly Create Drop Down List   |  Dependent Drop Down List   |  Multi-select Drop Down List ....
Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  |  Compare Ranges & Columns ...
Featured Features: Grid Focus   |  Design View   |   Big Formula Bar    Workbook & Sheet Manager   |  Resource Library (Auto Text)   |  Date Picker   |  Combine Worksheets   |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells    Send Emails by List   |  Super Filter   |   Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ...
Top 15 Toolsets12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters, ...)   |   50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart, ...)   |   40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday, ...)   |   19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path, ...)   |   12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion, ...)   |   7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Cells, ...)   |   ... and more

Supercharge Your Excel Skills with Kutools for Excel, and Experience Efficiency Like Never Before. Kutools for Excel Offers Over 300 Advanced Features to Boost Productivity and Save Time.  Click Here to Get The Feature You Need The Most...


Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier

  • Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
  • Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
  • Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!
Comments (1)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
This comment was minimized by the moderator on the site
How would this work if the cell you want to reference (In your example E1) is on another sheet? Because it adds the " 'othersheet'!E1' " to the formula and when I then try to use the wildcard: "*"'othersheet'!E1'"*" it doesn't work
There are no comments posted here yet
Please leave your comments in English
Posting as Guest
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations