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authortagezi <lera.goncharuk@gmail.com>2015-10-06 23:41:14 +0300
committerOlivier Hallot <olivier.hallot@edx.srv.br>2015-10-08 12:07:30 +0000
commit27b584d0126fce1c74b6f89d3ce766ea46fa622c (patch)
tree3a57de04d119d71473cc6f27be12f40b0a4fd6d5
parent7c74f4a55c7171419a78aa18f6d8842fe4f62833 (diff)
Added discription AVERAGEIFS
func_averageif.xhp - corrected typos added ODF 1.2 added the link to AVERAGEIFS UPD1 added the function in the 04060184.xhp file UPD2 Changed in accordance with the comment of Olivier (08.10 12:47 AM) UPD3 corrected some typos Change-Id: I659991e24418f5328780ca67eef5d3e939e22e7d Reviewed-on: https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/19236 Reviewed-by: Olivier Hallot <olivier.hallot@edx.srv.br> Tested-by: Olivier Hallot <olivier.hallot@edx.srv.br>
-rw-r--r--AllLangHelp_scalc.mk1
-rw-r--r--source/text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp4
-rw-r--r--source/text/scalc/01/func_averageif.xhp40
-rw-r--r--source/text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp64
4 files changed, 89 insertions, 20 deletions
diff --git a/AllLangHelp_scalc.mk b/AllLangHelp_scalc.mk
index 8ecad3e5f..96f873a27 100644
--- a/AllLangHelp_scalc.mk
+++ b/AllLangHelp_scalc.mk
@@ -183,6 +183,7 @@ $(eval $(call gb_AllLangHelp_add_helpfiles,scalc,\
helpcontent2/source/text/scalc/01/format_graphic \
helpcontent2/source/text/scalc/01/func_aggregate \
helpcontent2/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageif \
+ helpcontent2/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageifs \
helpcontent2/source/text/scalc/01/func_date \
helpcontent2/source/text/scalc/01/func_datedif \
helpcontent2/source/text/scalc/01/func_datevalue \
diff --git a/source/text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp b/source/text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp
index 4e12e5791..d517a3f81 100644
--- a/source/text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp
+++ b/source/text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp
@@ -170,6 +170,10 @@ oldref="162">Example</paragraph>
<paragraph id="hd_id110421803716508" role="heading" level="2" localize="false" xml-lang="en-US"><embedvar href="text/scalc/01/func_averageif.xhp#averageif_head"/></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id71462400513325" role="paragraph" localize="false" xml-lang="en-US"><embedvar href="text/scalc/01/func_averageif.xhp#averageif_des"/></paragraph>
</section>
+<section id="averageifs">
+<paragraph id="hd_id5471656631510" role="heading" level="2" localize="false" xml-lang="en-US"><embedvar href="text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp#averageifs_head"/></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id5259182024777" role="paragraph" localize="false" xml-lang="en-US"><embedvar href="text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp#averageifs_des"/></paragraph>
+</section>
<section id="mode">
<bookmark xml-lang="en-US" branch="index" id="bm_id3153933"><bookmark_value>MODE function</bookmark_value>
<bookmark_value>most common value</bookmark_value>
diff --git a/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageif.xhp b/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageif.xhp
index a7729616c..b47eec2f2 100644
--- a/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageif.xhp
+++ b/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageif.xhp
@@ -27,46 +27,46 @@
<paragraph id="par_id7281266615152" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><ahelp hid="."><variable id="averageif_des">Returns the arithmetic mean of all cells in a range that satisfy a given condition. The AVERAGEIF function sums up all the results that match the logical test and divides this sum by the quantity of selected values.</variable></ahelp></paragraph>
</section>
<paragraph id="hd_id210572014129502" role="heading" level="3" xml-lang="en-US">Syntax</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id200801176228491" role="code" xml-lang="en-US">AVERAGEIF(Range; Criteria [; Average_Range ])</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id200801176228491" role="code" xml-lang="en-US">AVERAGEIF(Range; Criterion [; Average_Range ])</paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id15226321619829" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Range</emph> – required argument. An array, a name of named range or a label of a column or a row containing numbers for averaging or numbers or text for the condition.</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id24499731228013" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Criteria</emph> – required argument. A condition in the form of expression or cell reference with expression that defines what cells should be used to calculate the mean. The expression can contain text, numbers or regular expressions.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id24499731228013" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Criterion</emph> – required argument. A condition in the form of expression or a cell reference with expression that defines what cells should be used to calculate the mean. The expression can contain text, numbers or regular expressions.</paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id174711913219765" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Average_Range</emph> – optional. It is a range of values for calculating the mean.</paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id45123108916423" role="note" xml-lang="en-US">Note that if the <emph>Average_Range</emph> is not specified, <emph>Range</emph> is used for both, the calculation of the mean and the search according to the condition. If the <emph>Average_Range</emph> is specified, the <emph>Range</emph> is used only for the condition test, while <emph>Average_Range</emph> is used for the mean calculation.<br/>
-The <emph>Criteria</emph> needs to be a string expression, in particular, the <emph>Criteria</emph> needs to be enclosed in quotation marks ("Criteria") with the exception of the names of functions, cell references and an operation of a string concatenation (&amp;).</paragraph>
+The <emph>Criterion</emph> needs to be a string expression, in particular, the <emph>Criterion</emph> needs to be enclosed in quotation marks ("Criterion") with the exception of the names of functions, cell references and an operation of a string concatenation (&amp;).</paragraph><embed href="text/scalc/01/ODFF.xhp#odff"/>
<paragraph id="par_id278275053653" role="warning" xml-lang="en-US">If a cell in a range of values for calculating the mean is empty or contains text, function AVERAGEIF ignores this cell.<br/>
If the whole range is empty, contains only text or all values of the range do not satisfy the condition (or any combination of those), the function returns the #DIV/0! error. </paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id37381077012888" role="paragraph" localize="false" xml-lang="en-US"><embed href="text/scalc/01/ex_data_stat_func.xhp#ex_func_average"/></paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id38832436828097" role="warning" xml-lang="en-US">In all calculations below, range for average calculation contains the row #6, but it is ignored because it contains text.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id38832436828097" role="warning" xml-lang="en-US">In all calculations below, range for average calculation contains the row #6, but it is ignored, because it contains text.</paragraph>
<paragraph id="hd_id229513120314273" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Simple usage</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id2509201519225446" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B6:B6;"&lt;35")</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2509201519225446" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&lt;35")</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id11322891219251" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">Calculates the average for values of the range B2:B6 that are less than 35. Returns 19, because the second row does not participate in the calculation.</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id250920151922590" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&lt;"&amp;MAX(B2:B6))</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id250920151922590" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&lt;"&amp;MAX(B2:B6))</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id3813266131474" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">Calculates the average for values of the same range that are less than the maximum value of this range. Returns 19, because the largest value (the second row) does not participate in the calculation.</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id2509201519230832" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&gt;"&amp;SMALL(B2:B6;1))</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2509201519230832" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&gt;"&amp;SMALL(B2:B6;1))</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id243522732832394" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">Calculates the average for values of the same range that are greater than the first smallest value of this range. Returns 25, because the first smallest value (the fourth row) does not participate in the calculation.</paragraph>
<paragraph id="hd_id2101254257133" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Using the Average_Range</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id2509201519315584" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&lt;35";C2:C6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2509201519315584" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&lt;35";C2:C6)</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id148222637631350" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what values are less than 35 in the B2:B6 range, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the C2:C6 range. Returns 145, because the second row does not participate in the calculation. </paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id2509201519315535" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&gt;"&amp;MIN(B2:B6);C2:C6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2509201519315535" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&gt;"&amp;MIN(B2:B6);C2:C6)</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id2412836525208" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what values from the range B2:B6 are greater than the least value in the B2:B6 range, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the C2:C6 range. Returns 113,3, because the fourth row (where there is the least value in the range B2:B6) does not participate in the calculation.</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id2509201519315547" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&lt;"&amp;LARGE(B2:B6;2);C2:C6)</item></paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id173931101529497" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what values from the range B2:B6 are less than the second large value in theB2:B6 range, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the C2:C6 range. Returns 180, because only the fourth row participates in the calculation. </paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2509201519315547" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(B2:B6;"&lt;"&amp;LARGE(B2:B6;2);C2:C6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id173931101529497" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what values from the range B2:B6 are less than the second large value in the B2:B6 range, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the C2:C6 range. Returns 180, because only the fourth row participates in the calculation. </paragraph>
<paragraph id="hd_id30054471316969" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Using regular expressions</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id2509201519360514" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;"pen";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2509201519360514" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;"pen";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id14714860719948" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what cells from the range A2:A6 contain only the word “pen”, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the B2:B6 range. Returns 35, because only the second row participates in the calculation. The search is performed in the A2:A6 range, but the values are returned from the B2:B6 range.</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id250920151936096" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;"pen.*";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id250920151936096" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;"pen.*";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id26959239098104" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what cells from the range A2:A6 begin with “pen” ending with any quantity of other symbols, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the B2:B6 range. Returns 27.5, because now also “pencil” satisfies the condition, and both, first and second rows participate in the calculation. </paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id2509201519361352" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;".*book.*";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2509201519361352" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;".*book.*";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id227041304619482" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what cells from the range A2:A6 contain “book” starting and ending with any quantity of other symbols, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the B2:B6 range. Returns 18.5, because only third and fourth rows participate in the calculation.</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="hd_id251309885188" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Reference to a cell for as a criteria</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id177972099720424" role="example" xml-lang="en-US">If you need to change criteria easily, you may want to specify it in a separate cell and use a reference to this cell in the condition of AVERAGEIF function. </paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id134941261230060" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;".*"&amp;E2&amp;".*";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="hd_id251309885188" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Reference to a cell as a criterion</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id177972099720424" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">If you need to change a criterion easily, you may want to specify it in a separate cell and use a reference to this cell in the condition of AVERAGEIF function. </paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id134941261230060" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;".*"&amp;E2&amp;".*";B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id172572288310247" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what cells from the range A2:A6 contain a combination of symbols specified in E2 starting and ending with any quantity of other symbols, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the B2:B6 range. If E2 = book, the function returns 18.5.</paragraph>
-<paragraph id="par_id316901523627285" role="example" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;"&lt;"&amp;E2;B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id316901523627285" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIF(A2:A6;"&lt;"&amp;E2;B2:B6)</item></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id302181300528607" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">The function searches what cells from the range A2:A6 are less than the value specified in E2, and calculates the average of corresponding values from the B2:B6 range. If E2 = 35, the function returns 145.</paragraph>
<section id="relatedtopics">
-<paragraph id="par_id171371269326270" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#average">AVERAGE</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#averagea">AVERAGEA</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#max">MAX</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#min">MIN</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060183.xhp#large">LARGE</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060183.xhp#small">SMALL</link><br/></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id171371269326270" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#average">AVERAGE</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#averagea">AVERAGEA</link>, <embedvar href="text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp#averageifs_head"/>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#max">MAX</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060184.xhp#min">MIN</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060183.xhp#large">LARGE</link>, <link href="text/scalc/01/04060183.xhp#small">SMALL</link></paragraph>
<paragraph id="par_id251321802714497" role="paragraph" localize="false" xml-lang="en-US"><embedvar href="text/shared/01/02100001.xhp#02100001"/></paragraph>
</section>
</body>
-</helpdocument>
+</helpdocument> \ No newline at end of file
diff --git a/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp b/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp
new file mode 100644
index 000000000..93ae633df
--- /dev/null
+++ b/source/text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp
@@ -0,0 +1,64 @@
+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
+<helpdocument version="1.0">
+<!--
+ * This file is part of the LibreOffice project.
+ *
+ * This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
+ * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
+ * file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/.
+ *
+-->
+
+<meta>
+ <topic id="textscalc01func_averageifsxml">
+ <title id="tit" xml-lang="en-US">AVERAGEIFS function</title>
+ <filename>text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp</filename>
+ </topic>
+</meta>
+
+<body>
+<section id="averageifs_function">
+<bookmark xml-lang="en-US" branch="hid/SC_HID_FUNC_AVERAGEIFS" id="bm_id536295362953629" localize="false"/>
+<bookmark xml-lang="en-US" branch="index" id="bm_id536715367153671">
+ <bookmark_value>AVERAGEIFS function</bookmark_value>
+ <bookmark_value>arithmetic mean;satisfying conditions</bookmark_value>
+</bookmark>
+<paragraph id="hd_id537445374453744" role="heading" level="2" xml-lang="en-US"><variable id="averageifs_head"><link href="text/scalc/01/func_averageifs.xhp">AVERAGEIFS</link></variable> function</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id538405384053840" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><ahelp hid="."><variable id="averageifs_des">Returns the arithmetic mean of all cells in a range that satisfy given multiple criteria. The AVERAGEIFS function sums up all the results that match the logical tests and divides this sum by the quantity of selected values.</variable></ahelp></paragraph>
+</section>
+<paragraph id="hd_id538895388953889" role="heading" level="3" xml-lang="en-US">Syntax</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id21050267713178" role="code" xml-lang="en-US">AVERAGEIFS(Average_range; Criterion_range1; Criterion1 [; Criterion_range2; Criterion2 [; ...]])</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id165832700711773" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Average_range</emph> – required argument. It is a range of cells, a name of a named range or a label of a column or a row containing values for calculating the mean.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id23557225011065" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Criterion_range1</emph> – required argument. It is a range of cells, a name of a named range or a label of a column or a row containing values for finding the corresponding criterion.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id115612745015792" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Criterion1</emph> – required argument. A condition in the form of expression or cell reference with expression that defines what cells should be used to calculate the mean. The expression can contain text, numbers or regular expressions. </paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id249477513695" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Criterion_range2</emph> – Optional. Criterion_range2 and all the following mean the same as Criterion_range1.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id157492744623347" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><emph>Criterion2</emph> – Optional. Criterion2 and all the following mean the same as Criterion1.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id262061474420658" role="note" xml-lang="en-US">The logical relation between criteria can be defined as logical AND (conjunction). In other words, if and only if all given criteria are met, a value from the corresponding cell of the given Average_range is taken into calculation of the mean.<br/>
+The <emph>Criterion</emph> needs to be a string expression, in particular, the <emph>Criterion</emph> needs to be enclosed in quotation marks ("Criterion") with the exception of the names of functions, cell references and the operator of a string concatenation (&amp;).<br />
+The function can have up to 255 arguments, meaning that you can specify 127 criteria ranges and criteria for it.</paragraph><embed href="text/scalc/01/ODFF.xhp#odff"/>
+<paragraph id="par_id51531273215056" role="warning" xml-lang="en-US">If a cell in a range of values for calculating the mean is empty or contains text, the function AVERAGEIFS ignores this cell.<br/>
+If a cell contains TRUE, it is treated as 1, if a cell contains FALSE – as 0 (zero).<br/>
+If the whole range is empty, contains only text or all values of the range do not satisfy the condition (or any combination of those), the function returns the #DIV/0! error.<br/>
+If the range of values for calculating the mean and any range for finding criterion have unequal sizes, the function returns err:502.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id9397381616478" role="paragraph" localize="false" xml-lang="en-US"><embed href="text/scalc/01/ex_data_stat_func.xhp#ex_func_average"/></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id151201977228038" role="warning" xml-lang="en-US">In all examples below, ranges for average calculation contain the row #6, but it is ignored, because it contains text.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="hd_id20733192524041" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Simple usage</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id24004653627203" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIFS(B2:B6;B2:B6;">=20")</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id30201168686268" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">Calculates the average for values of the range B2:B6 that are greater than or equal to 20. Returns 25, because the fifth row does not meet the criterion.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id30279247419921" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIFS(C2:C6;B2:B6;">=20";C2:C6;">70")</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id2930764965983" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">Calculates the average for values of the range C2:C6 that are greater than 70 and correspond to cells of B2:B6 with values greater than or equal to 20. Returns 137.5, because the second and fifth rows do not meet at least one criterion.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="hd_id317532515726820" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Using regular expressions and nested functions</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id457966021670" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIFS(C2:C6;B2:B6;">"&amp;MIN(B2:B6);B2:B6;"&lt;"&amp;MAX(B2:B6))</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id66091035229950" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">Calculates the average for values of the range C2:C6 that correspond to all values of the range B2:B6 except its minimum and maximum. Returns 127.5, because the third and fifth rows do not meet at least one criterion.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id303162761931870" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIFS(C2:C6;A2:A6;"pen.*";B2:B6;"&lt;"&amp;MAX(B2:B6))</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id40031348913642" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">Calculates the average for values of the range C2:C6 that correspond to all cells of the A2:A6 range starting with "pen" and to all cells of the B2:B6 range except its maximum. Returns 65, because only second row meets all criteria.</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="hd_id31201205191857" role="heading" level="4" xml-lang="en-US">Reference to a cell as a criterion</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id316794795433" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">If you need to change a criterion easily, you may want to specify it in a separate cell and use a reference to this cell in the condition of AVERAGEIFS function. For example, the above function can be rewritten as follows:</paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id67531072426731" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US"><item type="input">=AVERAGEIFS(C2:C6;A2:A6;E2&amp;".*";B2:B6;"&lt;"&amp;MAX(B2:B6))</item></paragraph>
+<paragraph id="par_id65612244926745" role="paragraph" xml-lang="en-US">If E2 = pen, the function returns 65, because the link to the cell is substituted with its content.</paragraph>
+<section id="relatedtopics">
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