Formula to Check How Many Boxes are Checked


I have a metric summary sheet that I am building to use as the point of reference for my dashboard. On my source sheet, I have a check box column for "Copy Needed." I want to count how many people requested copy needed when they made their request. So, ultimately, I need a formula that will pull back the total number of rows that include the boxes checked in the "Copy Needed" column.


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  • Danielle O'Connell
    Danielle O'Connell ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited 03/19/21 Answer ✓

    If you're looking to just get a total count of how many boxes are checked, try this:

    =COUNTIFS([Copy Needed]:[Copy Needed], 1)

    I like to use countifs rather than countif just in case I ever need to go back and add other criteria, but it should work with COUNTIF as well. For checkboxes 1 = checked, 0 = unchecked.


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