COUNTIF Help

04/30/20
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Hello,

Is there a way to count the number of times a contact appears in a certain column, if there are multiple contacts in some of the cells?

For example, I can use COUNTIF to see how many times Charles appears in cells where it is just his contact only, but I want to count how many times Charles appears even if there is another person in the cell (Susan).


Thanks!

Answers

  • Andrée StaråAndrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Sean,

    Try something like this.

    =COUNTIF([1 PM]:[1 PM]; FIND("Charles"; @cell) > 0)

    The same version but with the below changes for convenience.

    =COUNTIF([1 PM]:[1 PM], FIND("Charles", @cell) > 0)

    Depending on your country/region, you'll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semi-colon to a comma.

    Did that work?

    I hope that helps!

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