Thursday, September 20, 2012

Alternate for Excel function AVERAGEIFS in Google Spreadsheet


I have a spreadsheet that works perfecctly in excel but when I upload to google one field shows an error "Name".

The formula I'm using is: =AVERAGEIFS(F3:F500,G3:G500,"w")
This works in excel and whait it does is looks in column G for a cell with a w in it, it then works out the average for the figures in column F when next to a "w" in G


Here are some ways by which you can achieve the same thing in Google Spreadsheet, that can be acheived by AVERAGEIFS in EXCEL:





=AVERAGE(QUERY(F3:G;"select F where G = 'w'")) 

I hope the above solution will help you, and if you need more help then please do comment below on this blog itself, I will try to help you out.

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1 comment:

  1. The second formula works perfectly! It can also be transposed and works the same way for row-based conditional averaging. Great solution!!