Consolidate

Combines data from one or more independent cell ranges and calculates a new range using the function that you specify.

To access this command...

Choose Data - Consolidate.


Function

Select the function that you want to use to consolidate the data.

Consolidation ranges

Displays the cell ranges that you want to consolidate.

Source data range

Specifies the cell range that you want to consolidate with the cell ranges listed in the Consolidation ranges box. Select a cell range in a sheet, and then click Add. You can also select the name of a predefined cell from the Source data range list.

Shrink / Maximise

Click the Shrink icon to reduce the dialogue box to the size of the input field. It is then easier to mark the required reference in the sheet. The icons then automatically convert to the Maximise icon. Click it to restore the dialogue box to its original size.

The dialogue box is automatically minimised when you click within a sheet with the mouse. As soon as you release the mouse button, the dialogue box is restored and the reference range defined with the mouse is highlighted in the document by a blue frame.

Icon

Shrink

Icon

Maximise

Copy results to

Displays the first cell in the range in which the consolidation results will be displayed.

Delete

Deletes the selected element or elements without requiring confirmation.

Add

Adds the cell range specified in the Source data range box to the Consolidation ranges box.

Options

Shows additional options.

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