Insert a formula in a Word table cell

To insert a formula in a table cell:

  1. Choose Table → Formula.
  2. Enter a formula in the Formula box.

    You can select a function from the Paste function list to add it to the Formula box.

    Word formulas are similar to Excel's, although Word also includes a keyword, ABOVE, that you can use to refer to cells above the cell where the formula has been created.

  3. Select a Number format.
  4. Click OK.

Word creates a field in the cell. The field contains the formula.

Fields do not update automatically. Select the field and press F9 to update the field.


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