Cross-sheet COUNTIFS formula

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Sue van Niekerk
edited 05/24/21 in Formulas and Functions

Hi All


Help please

i am trying to write a formula that will tell me how many Resignations we had in a specific year

so i have =COUNTIFS({HR EX Employee Register Range 2}, ="2019", {HR Ex Employee Register Range 3}, ="Resignation")

But it not working - Help what am i doing wrong

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  • Mark Cronk
    Mark Cronk ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Good morning,

    {HR EX Employee Register Range 2} needs to be an external range with your years as numbers, e.g. 2019

    {HR Ex Employee Register Range 3} needs to be an external range single drop down or text/number column with a value, e.g. Resignation

    Then try:

    =COUNTIFS({HR EX Employee Register Range 2}, 2019, {HR Ex Employee Register Range 3}, "Resignation")

    If your external ranges are other than what I assumed you'll need to make other adjustments to your formula or columns.

    Help?

    Mark


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  • Sue van Niekerk
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    Have tired the formula but i get a "incorrect argument" error

    not sure what i am doing wrong


    My range 2 is set as years with the column set as text

    My Range 3 is also set with a drop down box

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