count cells

sugarbear

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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
 

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Zack Barresse

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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.
 

Von Pookie

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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
 

sugarbear

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ok .... yesterday it wouldnt work today it does I must have been making some simple mistake :oops: thanks guys
 
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