Counting Cells with a Unique Value

ibrindley

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How do I count the number of cells in a range that contain a unique value

e.g. If A1=A, A2=B, A3=A, A4=C, A5=B

then my total should be 3
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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On 2002-10-30 05:15, ibrindley wrote:
How do I count the number of cells in a range that contain a unique value

e.g. If A1=A, A2=B, A3=A, A4=C, A5=B

then my total should be 3

Array-enter...

=SUM(IF(LEN(A1:A5),1/COUNTIF(A1:A5,A1:A5)))

Or, if you install morefunc.xll and you don't have formula generated "" in the range of interest...

=COUNTDIFF(A1:A5)

which is entered as a regular formula...


Note. To array-enter a formula, you need to hit control+shift+enter at the same time, not just enter.
 
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