How To Enable Status Bar Summary Statistics

Here’s a neat trick that will allow you to see “at-a-glance” summary statistics for any range you highlight in Excel. With this you’ll be able to see a calculated average, count, minimum, maximum and sum for any range with numerical values.

 

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Enable the summary statistics.

  1. Right click on the status bar.
  2. Select the items you would like to see.
  3. Highlight a range of numbers and the summary statistics for that range will appear in the status bar.

 

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Status Bar Summary Statistics

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John MacDougall

John MacDougall

John is a Microsoft MVP and qualified actuary with over 15 years of experience. He has worked in a variety of industries, including insurance, ad tech, and most recently Power Platform consulting. He is a keen problem solver and has a passion for using technology to make businesses more efficient.

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