is there a word-count formula?

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I have a cell where I need to know how many words there are.

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  • Paul H
    Paul H ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Check the length of the sting, remove all the spaces, check again, the difference + 1 is the word count.

    =IF(text@row <> "", LEN(text@row) - LEN(SUBSTITUTE(text@row, " ", "")) + 1, 0)

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