Simple query about counting a particular value...

bingolover99

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Hey. Can someone please tell me the formula to count how many times a particular value appears in a given set of values. eg how many times FAIL appears in a given set of values?? Hope someone can help!!
Thanks in advance
Steven
 

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Aladin Akyurek

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On 2002-10-26 07:49, bingolover99 wrote:
Hey. Can someone please tell me the formula to count how many times a particular value appears in a given set of values. eg how many times FAIL appears in a given set of values?? Hope someone can help!!
Thanks in advance
Steven

=COUNTIF(A2:A10,"FAIL")

Let B2 house "FAIL" (without the double quotes)...

=COUNTIF(A2:A10,B2)
 

Joe Was

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This is also answered in your "Please Help" question. JSW

http://216.92.17.166/board/viewtopic.php?topic=26774&forum=2&3


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This message was edited by Joe Was on 2002-10-26 10:32
 

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