Sum Formula To Count names

rpriestley

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I have names in cell a1:a10. If the cell is blank I want it to ignore if there is characters then count as 1. eg

A1= John
A2=
A3=Peter

The sum would be 2.

Any ideas on formula
 

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Michael M

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try
Code:
=COUNTA(A1:A10)
 

matthewjapp

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you could just drop a formula in the next column =if(A1="","",1) then sum the 1's mate..
 

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