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How to count number of cells with text or number in Excel?

For example you have a worksheet mix with texts and numbers, and you want to count the total cell numbers of texts and numbers separately, what would you do? In Excel, you can use formula to achieve this. Please browse this tutorial for more details.

Count number of cells with text with formula

Count number of cells with number with formula


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Count number of cells with text with formula

For counting number of cells with text in Excel, please do as follows.

1. Select a blank cell that you want the counting result showing in.

2. Copy and paste the formula =COUNTA(A1:D15)-COUNT(A1:D15) into the Formula Bar and then press the Enter key. Then you can see the total cell number showing in the selected cell.

Note: After pasting the formula, you need to change the cell range as you need.


Count number of cells with number with formula

After counting the cell number with text, this section will show you the formula of counting the cell number with number.

1. Select a blank cell for putting the counting result.

2. Copy and paste the formula =COUNT(A1:D15) into the Formula Bar, then press the Enter key. See screenshot:

Then you can see the counting result displays in the selected cell.

Note: Change the cell range in the formula based on your worksheet after copying and pasting.


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    Bilal · 9 months ago
    Hi
    can you tell me how i can count the number is written in cell


    |123456789| show me is 9 word in this cell
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      crystal · 9 months ago
      Hi Bilal,
      This formula can help you =LEN(A1)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(SUBSTITUTE(A1,0,""),1,""),2,""),3,""),4,""),5,""),6,""),7,""),8,""),9,"")).
      Thanks for your comment.
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    SarathChandra · 1 years ago
    Hi,

    How to know the number of the number of an entry that we are making in excel? Please help me regarding this,
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      crystal · 11 months ago
      Hi,
      Would you please provide a screenshot of your spreadsheet showing what you are exactly trying to do?
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    Cyril · 1 years ago
    Thank you a lot as well. It resolved my excel problems
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    Tarannum · 1 years ago
    Thank you so much.It really helped me a lot.