How to keep running total in one or a single cell in Excel?
This article will show you a method to keep running total in one or a single cell in Excel. For example, cell A1 holds a number 10 currently, when entering another number such as 5, the result value of A1 will be 15 (10+5). You can do as follows to easily get it done.
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The below VBA code can help you to keep running total in a cell. Please do as follows step by step.
1. Open the worksheet contains the cell you will keep running total in it. Right click the sheet tab and select View Code from the context menu.
2. In the opening Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, copy and paste below VBA code into the Code window. See screenshot:
VBA code: Keep running total in one or a single cell
Dim mRangeNumericValue As Double 'Updated by ExtendOffice 20180814 Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range) On Error GoTo EndF Application.EnableEvents = False If Target.Count = 1 Then If (Len(Target.Range("A1").Value) > 0) And IsNumeric(Target.Range("A1").Value) Then If Target.Range("A1").Value = 0 Then mRangeNumericValue = 0 Target.Range("A1").Value = 1 * Target.Range("A1").Value + mRangeNumericValue End If End If EndF: Application.EnableEvents = True mRangeNumericValue = 0 End Sub Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range) On Error GoTo err0 If Target.Count = 1 Then If (Len(Target.Range("A1").Value) > 0) And IsNumeric(Target.Range("A1").Value) Then mRangeNumericValue = Target.Range("A1").Value End If End If err0: End Sub
Note: In the code, A1 is the cell you will keep running total inside. Please specify a cell as you need.
3. Press the Alt + Q keys to close the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.
From now on, when typing numbers into cell A1, the total will keep running inside as below screenshot shown.