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I have a calculated column in a list and I would like to get a sum of that column in the view. I can't use datasheet view, and I don't like the idea of a workflow because the user only sees a few records that are being summed. Any suggestions?

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What are you using to view your data? Data View Web Part? How are you filtering the records being shown to the user? –  Jim Bob Howard Apr 24 '12 at 4:05

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If you are using a SharePoint data view you can display the count of a column using XSL

< xsl:value-of select="sum(/dsQueryResponse/Rows/Row/@ColumnName)" />  
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I don t there is a direct way to do this. Please check the link below.I hope this would help. http://community.bamboosolutions.com/blogs/bambooteamblog/archive/2009/04/24/how-to-total-calculated-columns-in-a-sharepoint-list.aspx

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this one refers to SharePoint Designer 2007, and the menu structure is quite different in 2010... –  Mark Latture Dec 1 '11 at 15:14

Can you check this post and get some idea?


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This one is also an SP2007 post. –  Mark Latture Dec 5 '11 at 18:41

I hate bubbling old topics up, but I ran across this thread today and noticed it had lots of views and no answers.

A really simple way to do this is to create a workflow that runs automatically on new/edit list items and all it does is copy the calculated value to a "normal" number column and then sum that column in the view.

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