# COUNTIFS getting Invalid REF

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I am using this formula but getting invalid ref.

=COUNTIFS({InforWMS Upgrade Myerstown UAT Range 24}, "", {InforWMS Upgrade Myerstown UAT Range 24,"N/A"})

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Looks like you've got a misplaced end curly bracket } here:

{InforWMS Upgrade Myerstown UAT Range 24,"N/A"})

But also, even it were placed correctly, you wouldn't get a count of anything. What this formula is asking is "Count all the rows in this range that equal both blank and "N/A"." A cell can't be blank and also be some other value, and both criteria have to be true in order for the row to be counted. I think what you're looking for is an OR statement in there, to count all the rows that are either blank or "N/A". Try this:

=COUNTIFS({InforWMS Upgrade Myerstown UAT Range 24}, OR(ISBLANK(@cell), @cell = "N/A"))

Regards,

Jeff Reisman

If my answer helped solve your issue, please mark it as accepted so that other users can find it later. Thanks!

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Looks like you've got a misplaced end curly bracket } here:

{InforWMS Upgrade Myerstown UAT Range 24,"N/A"})

But also, even it were placed correctly, you wouldn't get a count of anything. What this formula is asking is "Count all the rows in this range that equal both blank and "N/A"." A cell can't be blank and also be some other value, and both criteria have to be true in order for the row to be counted. I think what you're looking for is an OR statement in there, to count all the rows that are either blank or "N/A". Try this:

=COUNTIFS({InforWMS Upgrade Myerstown UAT Range 24}, OR(ISBLANK(@cell), @cell = "N/A"))

Regards,

Jeff Reisman

If my answer helped solve your issue, please mark it as accepted so that other users can find it later. Thanks!

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perfect. thanks that worked

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