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Count a given pattern in a cell value

The formula in cell B6 counts how many times the string (D3) is found in a cell value (B3) even […]

How to count overlapping time

The worksheet above shows four different time ranges in column B and C, the formula in cell C10 counts the […]

Count cells containing text from list

The array formula in cell F3 counts cells in column B that contains at least one of the values in […]

Count unique distinct values based on a condition

The following article demonstrates how to construct a formula that counts unique distinct values based on a condition. The image […]

Count colored cells

I got a question about counting background colors in a cell range. Excel uses two different properties to color cells and […]

Count identical numbers in two columns but items must be in same row

Kidd asks: Hi Oscar,Need a formula to count identical numbers in two columns but items must be in same row (position). […]

Count overlapping days across multiple date ranges

NC asks: Thanks a tonne, Oscar. It took me about 8 hours to work through this formula piece by piece, […]

Sort based on frequency row-wise

In this article I will demonstrate two techniques for counting per row. The first example is simple and straightforward. The second example is a […]

Count overlapping days in multiple date ranges, part 2

In the previous post I explained how to count overlapping dates between a single date range and multiple date ranges. In […]

Count overlapping days in multiple date ranges

The MEDIAN function lets you count overlapping dates between two date ranges. If you have more than two date ranges […]

Count contiguous values

David asks: Hi Oscar, In column A, I have a long random list of two variables, "N/A" and the value […]

Count students

Kiishore asks Hi Oscar, I have the following issues. Any suggestions. Sheet 1 : Grade Male Female Primary Secondary High […]

Inventory consumption

Haroun asks: The problem is with regards to analysing the remaining life of my inventory based on the quantity available […]

Count unique distinct values in a filtered Excel defined Table

This article demonstrates a formula that counts unique distinct values filtered from an Excel defined Table. Debra Dalgleish described in […]

Count groups of repeated values per row

Joe asks: I have a worksheet that has rows, each containing sequential groupings of values of "1" and "0". These […]

Count a specific weekday in a date range

NETWORKDAYS function returns the number of whole workdays between two dates, however the array formula I am going to demonstrate […]

Count weekday within date range except holidays

Steve asks: Right now I'm using the following formula to tell me how many of a specific defined day, ie […]

Count cells between specified values

This article demonstrates formulas that calculate the number of cells between two values, the first scenario involves two search values […]

Count entries based on date and time

Question: My issue is that I get the date in this format: 7/23/2011 7:00:00 AM I am trying to count […]

Count unique distinct values that meet multiple criteria

This post demonstrates how to build an array formula that counts unique distinct values based on criteria. What's on this […]

Count unique distinct records with a date and column criteria

davidlim asks: re: Count records between two dates and a criterion based on the example, i was looking for 1 […]

Count digits and ignore duplicates

Question: I have a question that I can’t seem to find an answer to: I want to make a full […]

Count cells based on a condition and month

Janib Soomro asks: In A column, there are dates in mmddyyy format and in B column, there are two variables […]

Count groups in calendar

Question: Sam asks: Is there a formula that can count blocks For eg in your picture (see picture above) if […]

Count unique distinct values within same week, month or year

The array formula in cell E3 counts unique distinct items for all dates within the same week. Example, week 2 […]

How to count unique distinct values based on a date

The array formula in cell D3 calculates the number of unique distinct items based on the given date in column B. […]

Count unique distinct numbers across multiple sheets

The image above demonstrates three different formulas in column E that counts unique numbers unique distinct numbers duplicate numbers from […]

Count cells between two values

The formula in cell E16 counts the number of cells between value B and H, Value B is in cell B3 […]

Most frequent value between two dates

In this article I will show you how to extract the most frequent value (text or number) between two dates […]

Count unique distinct months

The formula in cell D18 counts unique distinct months in cell range B3:B16. Formula in D18: =SUMPRODUCT((FREQUENCY(DATE(YEAR($B$3:$B$16), MONTH($B$3:$B$16), 1), DATE(YEAR($B$3:$B$16), […]

Count unique distinct values in two columns

Formula in C12: =SUM(1/COUNTIF($B$3:$B$8, $B$3:$B$8))+SUM(IF(COUNTIF($B$3:$B$8, $D$3:$D$8)=0, 1/COUNTIF($D$3:$D$8, $D$3:$D$8), 0)) How to create an array formula Double click on cell C12 […]

Count unique distinct values

This article describes how to count unique distinct values. What are unique distinct values? They are all values but duplicates are […]