Count criteria in multi-select dropdown


Is there an edit (or alternate formula) to the 'COUNTIFS' formula I'm using to count all instances of a particular criteria whether or not its included in a dropdown list on its own or listed among other criteria?

As an example, the formula currently show is only counting instances of "SRC" when it's the only criteria in the cell, and not counting it when it's listed with other criteria (e.g. ALA, Germany, etc.). I need the formula to count all cells with "SRC" in the column whether or not it's listed alone or with others. I hope that makes sense. Thanks for the help!


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  • Mark Cronk
    Mark Cronk ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hi @Shane Sorensen ,


    =COUNTIF([business vertical]11:[business vertical]118, HAS(@cell, "SRC"))

    The HAS function looks into multi-item cells and returns true if it finds a match.

    Work for you?


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