How to count characters in cell



I am trying to figure out how to count characters in a cell. I am using the LEN formula =LEN(name of column) but i am getting the unparseable showing in cell every time i try?


  • Kelly Moore
    Kelly Moore ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hey @Charactercounthelp

    You need to tell the function which particular cell in the column to count. You do this by adding '@row' at the end of the column name


    The @row must be written in lower case. The easiest way to make sure you have the correct syntax for the column name is to type =LEN( then click into the desired cell. Smartsheet should add the correct syntax, assuming the formula and the desired cell are different columns but within the same row.