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How to count the number of uppercase or lowercase letter in cell?

How could you get the number of uppercase or lowercase letters in a cell quickly and easily? This article, I will talk about some quick formulas to count the number of uppercase or lowercase letters only of text strings.

Count the number of uppercase or lowercase letters in cell with formulas


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The following formulas can help you to count the uppercase letter or lowercase letters only in a cell, please do as this:

Count the number of uppercase letter in a cell:

Please enter this formula:

=SUMPRODUCT(LEN(A2)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A2,CHAR(ROW(INDIRECT("65:90"))),""))) into a blank cell beside your data cell to locate the result, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells where you want to count the uppercase letters, and the number of uppercase letters have been counted at once, see screenshot:

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Count the number of lowercase letter in a cell:

Please enter this formula:

=SUMPRODUCT(LEN(A2)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A2,CHAR(ROW(INDIRECT("97:122"))),""))) into a blank cell beside your data, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells where you want to apply this formula, and all lowercase letters of the corresponding cells have been counted as following screenshot shown:

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    will · 2 months ago
    i dont understand how this works. how would you define the row(indirect("Range")) in VBA?
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    Nik · 1 years ago
    How can I count special characters/symbols please?
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      feed · 1 years ago
      =LEN(I2)-LEN(SUBSTITUTE(I2,".",""))