Excel COUNTA Function
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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel COUNTA Function in Excel to count non-blank numbers, with formula examples.
COUNTA Function Description:
The COUNTA Function Counts the number of non-blank cells within a series
Syntax and Arguments:
The Syntax for the COUNTA Formula is:
Function Arguments ( Inputs ):
array – An array of numbers, text, or blank values.
COUNTA Examples in VBA
You can also use the COUNTA function in VBA. Type:
For the function arguments (array, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.
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How to use the COUNTA Function in Excel:
To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:
After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=COUNTA(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut CTRL + A (A for Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
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