# VBA To Show Detail For A SUMIFS Function

/**What This VBA Code Does**

I had a colleague at work come to me with some code he had found on the MrExcel forums that wasn’t quite working with his formulas. The ask was to create a VBA macro that would allow him to essentially mimic the double-clicking function of a Pivot Table to show the detail of a summarized number, but for SUMIFS formulas.

The VBA code was to be run on a single cell’s formula and instantly navigate the user to the source data and filter using just the criteria within the SUMIFS function. This would show the user the detail (other fields in the source data’s table) associated with the results of the SUMIFS function being used within the cell.

The solution proposed in the forum worked for very simplistic formulas with only the use of a single SUMIFS function within the formula and no additional math. For example, the following would work:

=SUMIFS($C$3:$C$14,$B$3:$B$14,"Ohio")

But this would not work:

=SUMIFS($C$3:$C$14,$B$3:$B$14,"Ohio")/10

This is because the proposed solution was not accurately extracting just the SUMIFS piece from the formula string. I used my limited knowledge of Regular Expressions within my VBA solution to build upon the code and make it more usable.

Below is the modified solution I came up with. You simply run it on any selected cell with a formula utilizing the SUMIFS function and it will filter the source data according.

**VBA Code:**

Sub DetailForSUMIFS()

'PURPOSE: Display Data Making up a SUMIFS result (similar to a Pivot Table Double-Click)

'INSPIRATION: www.mrexcel.com/forum/excel-questions/616156-drilling-down-into-sumifs-formula.html

'SOURCE: www.TheSpreadsheetGuru.com/the-code-vault

Dim SumRange As Range

Dim CriteriaRange As Range

Dim CriteriaValue As Variant

Dim DataSheet As Worksheet

Dim TargetCell As Range

Dim FormulaString As String

Dim TestExpression As String

Dim objRegEx As Object

Dim RegExResult As Object

Dim InputArray As Variant

Dim x As Integer

Dim FirstField As Integer

'Store activecell into a variable

Set TargetCell = ActiveCell

'Ensure cell's formula contains a SUMIFS function

If Not TargetCell.Formula Like "*SUMIFS(*" Then

MsgBox "No SUMIFS Function reference was found. Aborting..."

Exit Sub

End If

'Isolate SUMIFS function via REGEX rule

Set objRegEx = CreateObject("VBScript.RegExp")

objRegEx.IgnoreCase = True

objRegEx.Global = True

objRegEx.Pattern = """.*""" ' remove any prior rules

TestExpression = CStr(TargetCell.Formula)

'Isolate anything between "SUMIFS(" and ")"

objRegEx.Pattern = "SUMIFS\((.*?)\)"

'objRegEx.Pattern = "(?<=SUMIFS\()(.*)(?=\))" '>> not sure why this rule does not work...

'Gather Result from RegEx Rule (only using first match)

If objRegEx.test(TestExpression) Then

Set RegExResult = objRegEx.Execute(TestExpression)

If RegExResult.Count > 0 Then

For Each Match In RegExResult

FormulaString = Match.Value

Exit For

Next Match

End If

Else

Exit Sub 'RegEx Rule failed to find anything

End If

'Split SUMIFS function inputs via "," and store in Array variable

FormulaString = Replace(FormulaString, "SUMIFS(", "")

FormulaString = Left(FormulaString, Len(FormulaString) - 1)

InputArray = Split(FormulaString, ",")

'Determine Range of the first Criteria in formula (2nd Input)

Set CriteriaRange = Range(InputArray(1))

'Pull Sheet Reference for where data is stored from Criteria Range

With CriteriaRange

Set DataSheet = Workbooks(.Parent.Parent.Name).Worksheets(.Parent.Name)

End With

'Remove any existing filters on data & turn filtering on (if applicable)

If DataSheet.AutoFilterMode And DataSheet.FilterMode Then

DataSheet.ShowAllData 'Clear Filters

ElseIf Not DataSheet.AutoFilterMode Then

CriteriaRange.CurrentRegion.AutoFilter 'Turn on Filters

End If

'Apply SUMIFS Filtering to Source Data

For x = 1 To UBound(InputArray)

'Ensure we are looking at only Criteria range-related inputs (#2, #4, etc...)

If x Mod 2 <> 0 Then

'Determine Location of first column in Source Data

FirstField = DataSheet.Range(InputArray(x)).Column - DataSheet.AutoFilter.Range.Columns(1).Column + 1

'Determine Criteria Value to Filter Data by

CriteriaValue = Evaluate(InputArray(x + 1))

DataSheet.Range(InputArray(x)).AutoFilter Field:=FirstField, Criteria1:=CriteriaValue

End If

Next x

'Store SUMIFS first input (Sum Range) to a variable

Set SumRange = Range(InputArray(0))

'Select the SUM Range to display total amout in Excel's Status Bar

Application.Goto SumRange

'Scroll to the top of the data set

ActiveWindow.ScrollRow = 1

End Sub

**Example of How This Works:**

Here is a simple setup, where my SUMIFS formula is summing all the orders associated with the state of Ohio.

After running the macro, you see the Ohio data is filtered and the sum range is highlighted. This allows me to look at the bottom right corner of my Excel window and easily see that the sum of the filtered data matches the result my SUMIFS formula is coming up with. Pretty cool, huh?

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