count cells

sugarbear

New Member
Joined
Jul 30, 2004
Messages
27
hey trying to reference a value in a cell and count how many times that referenced cell appearsin a column of data. countif won't let me reference a cell. any help
 

Excel Facts

Lock one reference in a formula
Need 1 part of a formula to always point to the same range? use $ signs: $V$2:$Z$99 will always point to V2:Z99, even after copying
Hi there,

Why won't it let you reference a cell?? What have you tried? How about ..


=COUNTIF(A:A,A1)


Where column A is the range of interest and A1 is the cell [value] you want to count.
 
Upvote 0
An example of what Zack is talking about:
Book1
ABCD
11Find in list:1
22
33# of occurances:4
42
53
64
71
82
91
101
Sheet1
 
Upvote 0
ok .... yesterday it wouldnt work today it does I must have been making some simple mistake :oops: thanks guys
 
Upvote 0

Forum statistics

Threads
1,214,254
Messages
6,118,506
Members
448,830
Latest member
Drew Terp

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Back
Top