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Chapter 13. Organizing Concepts in Tables > Working with Functions in Tables

Working with Functions in Tables

Although Word is happy to leave the truly complicated calculations to its sister, Excel, the program includes support for working with a number of functions in your tables. Some of the Word tables you create will no doubt include numbers—and some of those columns will require totals, averages, and more.

Adding with AutoSum

The function you’ll use most often will probably be AutoSum, included as a button on the Tables And Borders toolbar. AutoSum will total the cell values in contiguous cells in a column or row. To use AutoSum, follow these steps:


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