# COUNTIFS ON MULTIPLE COLUMNS REFERENCING A DATE RANGE

edited 12/09/19

I am trying to summarise a Smartsheet that we log sales activities (F2F Calls and Phone Activity into). So I want to see how many Phone calls have been done in the current month.

1. What is the most efficient way to achieve this? I have used the below formula to get June Activity, but when I try and reference another column, I get an UNPARSABLE error message? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Also, I want to automate the reference to the current month rather than arbitrarily assigning it to a month - eg 6

=COUNTIFS(Date1:Date784, MONTH(@cell) = 6, Date1:Date784, YEAR(@cell) = 2018)

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Why only 784 rows?

What I would probably suggest (without further info) would be to use X-sheet references from another sheet to determine the counts.

If you had twelve consecutive rows with the numbers 1-12, then

=COUNTIFS({X-Sheet Ref to Date}, MONTH(@cell) = MonthColumn@row, {X-Sheet Ref to Date}, YEAR(@cell) = 2018)

or something like that.

=COUNTIFS({X-Sheet Ref to Date@}, MONTH(@cell) = MonthColumn@row, {X-Sheet Ref to Date@}, YEAR(@cell) = ThisColumn\$headerrow number)

The italicized info to be changed for your specific instance.

I hope that helps.

Craig

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