Formula to Search multiple criteria of month/year within a cell and return total numbers from a different cell

jqadri

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Hi All,

I've tried countif using substitute, but I know I'm missing something. I can't figure out how to incorporate counting column B (numbers) if SOME of the text from column A matches column C, provide the total numbers of column B. Ultimately, I would need 8 different text to find. I'm comparing data from September 2016-December 2016 to September 2017-December 2017.

Example:

Col A: week per month, I only care about the month/year - September 2016
September 2016 Week 1
September 2016 Week 2
October 2016 Week 1
October 2016 Week 2

Col B: total projects for that week completed
2
3
4
5

Col C: month/year
September 2016
October 2016
November 2016

So, if the text from col C matches some of the text in Col A, count all the corresponding numbers from Col B and provide the total.:confused::confused:
 

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Marcelo Branco

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Maybe...


A
B
C
D
E
1
Week​
Projects​
Keywords​
Result​
2
September 2016 Week 1​
2​
September 2016​
14​
3
September 2016 Week 2​
3​
October 2016​
4
October 2016 Week 1​
4​
November 2016​
5
October 2016 Week 2​
5​

Formula in E2
=SUMPRODUCT(SUMIF(A2:A5,C2:C4&"*",B2:B5))

Hope this helps

M.
 

jqadri

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Thank you so much! That formula adds all of the projects, I need count of projects per month from all of the weeks within a month that are listed. So, september 2016 should show 5 projects and October 2016 should show 9 etc. I tried modifying that formula to count "C2" Specific Month(september 2016) to A:A, but the total ends up being "0". Does this formula only work if it's counting all of the cells within a column?
 

Marcelo Branco

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Ok, this is simpler.
Change the formula in E2 to
=SUMIF(A$2:A$5,C2&"*",B$2:B$5)
and copy down

M.
 
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