count the instances of a text phrase not occurring in a rang

ricochetrob

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Does anyone have a quick formula for counting, for example, the number of times the phrase "No Show" does not occur in a range?

Thanks,
Rob
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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Re: count the instances of a text phrase not occurring in a

Does anyone have a quick formula for counting, for example, the number of times the phrase "No Show" does not occur in a range?

Thanks,
Rob

Do you mean...

=COUNTIF(Range,"?*")-COUNTIF(Range,"*No Show*")

given your "does not occur" spec?
 

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