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How to count the number of cells with hyperlinks in Excel?

Author: Siluvia Last Modified: 2022-08-26

Have you ever tried to count the number of cells containing hyperlinks in a given range in Excel? This tutorial provides a method in step-by-step to demonstrate how to achieve it.

Count the number of cells with hyperlink with VBA code


Count the number of cells with hyperlink with VBA code

The following VBA code can be used to count how many cells containing hyperlinks in a given range. Please do as follows.

1. Press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

Tips: You also can click Developer > Visual Basic to open this window.

2. In the Visual Basic window, click Insert > Module, then paste the following VBA code into the Module (code) window.

VBA code: Count the number of cells with hyperlinks in a given range

Sub StatisticsHypRange()
'Updated by Extendoffice 20220815
Dim xSRg As Range
Dim xURg As Range
Dim xRg As Range
Dim xHRg As Range
Dim xHypCount As Long
On Error Resume Next
Set xSRg = Application.InputBox("Select the range of cells from which you want to count hyperlinks", "Kutools for Excel", "", Type:=8)
If xSRg Is Nothing Then Exit Sub
Set Where = Range("A1", Range("A" & Rows.Count).End(xlUp))
Set xURg = Application.Intersect(xSRg.Worksheet.UsedRange, xSRg)
xHypCount = 0

For Each xRg In xURg
If xRg.Hyperlinks.Count > 0 Then
      xHypCount = xHypCount + 1
      If xHRg Is Nothing Then
        Set xHRg = xRg
      Else
        Set xHRg = Application.Union(xHRg, xRg)
      End If
Else
    If InStr(LCase(xRg.Formula), LCase("HYPERLINK")) > 0 Then
        xHypCount = xHypCount + 1
        If xHRg Is Nothing Then
            Set xHRg = xRg
        Else
            Set xHRg = Application.Union(xHRg, xRg)
        End If
    End If
End If
Next

MsgBox "Find " & xHypCount & " hyperlink cells"
xHRg.Select

End Sub

3. Press the F5 key to run the code. In the popped out Kutools for Excel dialog box, select the range where you want to count the number of hyperlink cells, and then click OK. See screenshot:

4. Then a dialog box pops up to tell you how many cells in the selected range contain hyperlinks. Click OK to close the dialog box.

Then all cells containing hyperlinks are selected at the same time.

Note: The following types of hyperlinks can be counted by the above VBA code:

1) Anchor hyperlinks: created by the following HYPERLINK function:
=HYPERLINK(link_location,[friendly_name])
2) Page Hyperlinks: link to a certain page;
3) Email hyperlinks: point to an email address.

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