## 'Count values' category

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 […]

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

How to sum overlapping time

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

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 […]

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

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

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

Count cells based on background color programmatically

This article demonstrates a VBA macro that counts cells based on their background color. What's on this page Question VBA […]

This article demonstrates a VBA macro that counts cells based on their background color. What's on this page Question VBA […]

Count identical values if they are on the same row

This article describes a formula that counts values in two columns if they are duplicates on the same row. What's […]

This article describes a formula that counts values in two columns if they are duplicates on the same row. What's […]

Count overlapping days across multiple date ranges

This post demonstrates a formula in cell D16 that counts overlapping dates across multiple date ranges. The date ranges are […]

This post demonstrates a formula in cell D16 that counts overlapping dates across multiple date ranges. The date ranges are […]

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 […]

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

Count overlapping days in multiple date ranges, part 2

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

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

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 […]

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

How to count repeating values

This article demonstrates ways to count contiguous values in a column, in other words, values that repeat and are adjacent. […]

This article demonstrates ways to count contiguous values in a column, in other words, values that repeat and are adjacent. […]

Count comma separated values

This article demonstrates formulas that count values in cell based on a delimiting character. The image above shows a formula […]

This article demonstrates formulas that count values in cell based on a delimiting character. The image above shows a formula […]

Count Conditionally Formatted cells

This article explains how to count cells highlighted with Conditional Formatting (CF). The image above shows data in cell range […]

This article explains how to count cells highlighted with Conditional Formatting (CF). The image above shows data in cell range […]

Count cells based on background color

This article demonstrates techniques on how to count cells based on the background color. I will also demonstrate user defined […]

This article demonstrates techniques on how to count cells based on the background color. I will also demonstrate user defined […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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

I will in this article 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), […]

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 press with left mouse […]

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 press with left mouse […]

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 […]

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

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Excel Tables simplifies your work with data, adding or removing data, filtering, totals, sorting, enhance readability using cell formatting, cell references, formulas, and more.

Allows you to filter data based on selected value , a given text, or other criteria. It also lets you filter existing data or move filtered values to a new location.

Lets you control what a user can type into a cell. It allows you to specifiy conditions and show a custom message if entered data is not valid.

Lets the user work more efficiently by showing a list that the user can select a value from. This lets you control what is shown in the list and is faster than typing into a cell.

Lets you name one or more cells, this makes it easier to find cells using the Name box, read and understand formulas containing names instead of cell references.

The Excel Solver is a free add-in that uses objective cells, constraints based on formulas on a worksheet to perform what-if analysis and other decision problems like permutations and combinations.

An Excel feature that lets you visualize data in a graph.

Format cells or cell values based a condition or criteria, there a multiple built-in Conditional Formatting tools you can use or use a custom-made conditional formatting formula.

Lets you quickly summarize vast amounts of data in a very user-friendly way. This powerful Excel feature lets you then analyze, organize and categorize important data efficiently.

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A program or subroutine built in VBA that anyone can create. Use the macro-recorder to quickly create your own VBA macros.

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