COUNTIFS formula that excludes items with a certain status

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Kristine Fachet
Kristine Fachet ✭✭✭
edited 07/27/21 in Formulas and Functions

Hello! I want to create a graph that shows current Creative requests by department. I currently have a metrics sheet that is counting the total number of requests by department with the below formula, but I want it to exclude any projects where the status is "complete".

Here's the formula I currently have:

=COUNTIFS({Creative Services Tracker Requesting Dept}, Description@row)

The brackets are referencing another sheet: Creative Services Tracker = sheet name; Requesting Dept = column to count.

There is another column of the referenced sheet named "Status" that would have the project status to check against.

Thanks in advance for your help!

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