Formula for counting number of words in a cell
Hello,
I am trying to figure out how to create a formula to count the number of words in a cell. Can anyone help? I know how to do this in excel and Google Sheets, but Smartsheet is not able to parse the excel formula as is. The reason I need to do this is we are creating answers for voice search queries and the optimal length is 29 words or less. Thank you!
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My Assumptions:
1. Words are separated by one and only one space.
2. There is at least one word.
3. My column containing the text is [Text Col]
The formula:
=LEN([Text Col]@row)  LEN(SUBSTITUTE([Text Col]@row, " ", "")) + 1
This counts the total length of the string and the total length of the string without spaces and then adds 1.
I hope this gives you what you need.
Craig
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