## 'COUNTA function' category

How to use the COUNTA function

The COUNTA function counts the non-empty or non-blank cells in a cell reference. Table of Contents COUNTA function Syntax COUNTA […]

The COUNTA function counts the non-empty or non-blank cells in a cell reference. Table of Contents COUNTA function Syntax COUNTA […]

How to use the COUNTIF function to count not blank cells

The COUNTIF function is very capable of counting non-empty values, I will show you how in this article. Excel can […]

The COUNTIF function is very capable of counting non-empty values, I will show you how in this article. Excel can […]

List permutations with repetition and how many to choose from

This article demonstrates a macro that lets you create a list of permutations, repetitions are allowed, based on a number […]

This article demonstrates a macro that lets you create a list of permutations, repetitions are allowed, based on a number […]

How to build a Team Generator – different number of people per team

JD asks in this post:Â Dynamic team generator Hi, what if we have different number of people per team? So in […]

JD asks in this post:Â Dynamic team generator Hi, what if we have different number of people per team? So in […]

Wildcard lookups and include or exclude criteria

This article demonstrates three different ways to filter a data set if a value contains a specific string and if […]

This article demonstrates three different ways to filter a data set if a value contains a specific string and if […]

Lookup with any number of criteria

This article demonstrates a formula that allows you to search a data set using any number of conditions, however, one […]

This article demonstrates a formula that allows you to search a data set using any number of conditions, however, one […]

Filter values that exists in all three columns

This article explains how to extract values that exist in three different columns, they must occur in each of the […]

This article explains how to extract values that exist in three different columns, they must occur in each of the […]

Use drop down lists and named ranges to filter chart values

This article demonstrates how to use drop down lists combined with an Excel defined Table and a chart. This allows […]

This article demonstrates how to use drop down lists combined with an Excel defined Table and a chart. This allows […]

Apply drop-down lists dynamically

This article demonstrates how to automatically create drop-down lists if adjacent data grows, there are two methods explained here. The […]

This article demonstrates how to automatically create drop-down lists if adjacent data grows, there are two methods explained here. The […]

Create a dynamic named range

A dynamic named range grows automatically when new values are added and also shrinks if values are deleted. This saves […]

A dynamic named range grows automatically when new values are added and also shrinks if values are deleted. This saves […]

How to create a dynamic pivot table and refresh automatically

This article shows you how to refresh a pivot table automatically using a smallÂ VBA macro. If you add or delete […]

This article shows you how to refresh a pivot table automatically using a smallÂ VBA macro. If you add or delete […]

Tracking a stock portfolio in excel (auto update)

Question: I found a question here about tracking a stock portfolio. He would like to automatically create an overview table […]

Question: I found a question here about tracking a stock portfolio. He would like to automatically create an overview table […]

Create a drop down list containing alphabetically sorted values

This article describes how to create a drop-down list populated with sorted values from A to Z. The sorted list […]

This article describes how to create a drop-down list populated with sorted values from A to Z. The sorted list […]

Create a random playlist

This article describes how to create a random playlist based on a given number of teams using an array formula. […]

This article describes how to create a random playlist based on a given number of teams using an array formula. […]

Create dependent drop down lists containing unique distinct values

This article explains how to build dependent drop down lists. Here is a list of order numbers and products. We […]

This article explains how to build dependent drop down lists. Here is a list of order numbers and products. We […]

Automate net asset value (NAV) calculation on your stock portfolio

Introduction In this post I am creating a spreadsheet that will calculate stock portfolio performance. To do this I am […]

Introduction In this post I am creating a spreadsheet that will calculate stock portfolio performance. To do this I am […]

Create number series

Excel has a great built-in tool for creating number series named Autofill. The tool is great, however, in some situations, […]

Excel has a great built-in tool for creating number series named Autofill. The tool is great, however, in some situations, […]

Extract records where all criteria match if not empty

Question: I second G's question: can this be done for more than 3? i.e. (Instead of last name, middle, first) […]

Question: I second G's question: can this be done for more than 3? i.e. (Instead of last name, middle, first) […]

Count unique distinct values

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

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

How to create a dynamic chart

Question: How do I create a chart that dynamically adds the values, as i type them on the worksheet? Answer: […]

Question: How do I create a chart that dynamically adds the values, as i type them on the worksheet? Answer: […]

Create a numbered list ignoring blank cells

The formula in column B returns a running count based on values in column C. Formula in cell B3: =IF(C3<>"",COUNTA($C$3:C3),"") […]

The formula in column B returns a running count based on values in column C. Formula in cell B3: =IF(C3<>"",COUNTA($C$3:C3),"") […]

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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.

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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.

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