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Jul 27, 2012

I have a spreadsheet which has data in rows. I need to sum the first 5 values from the left of the range which are greater than zero. BUT if there are less than 5 non zero values present I want to sum from the right of the range.

First condition:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
The function would return: 1+2+3+4+5 = 15

Second condition:
0 0 0 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Function would return: 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 = 30

Third condition:
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 9 10
The function would return: 10 + 9 + 8 = 27

I have had success with:
(using ctrl shift enter)
BUT it crashes when faced with the third condition.

I would also like to avoid ctrl-shift-enter functions if I can as I don't have much success copying them around the spreadsheet.

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