This is a very basic formula that has worked for me in the past, but I'm rusty.

I'm trying to sum the number of times a certain term is used in a multi-select field in a different sheet. I know I need to use SUMIFS and CONTAINS, I just don't remember what my @cell reference should be.

=(COUNTIFS({Equity Tool Impacted Equity-Deserving Groups}, CONTAINS, "2SLGBTQ+ Communities", @cell)) - which cell am I referring to?

Thank you, and sorry for the basic question

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  • Nick Korna
    Nick Korna ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @juwilson,

    Your formula is pretty much there - you're just missing a bracket and have an extra comma. Try this:

    =(COUNTIFS({Equity Tool Impacted Equity-Deserving Groups}, CONTAINS("2SLGBTQ+ Communities", @cell))

    Hopefully that should fix your error!


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