# Count Unique Entries In One Column That Meet Conditions

Jan 17, 2010
I tried to ask this question yesterday -- but it was a follow-up question stuck at the bottom of a thread. So, with your indulgence, here is a simpler version of the question, complete with an attached spreadsheet, if you wish to use it. I also closed the other thread by marking it "Solved", since it answered my initial question.]

The situation:

I have two columns of data. The data is not in alphabetical order, and every column includes duplicate values.

namegender

jones m

martinf

smithf

collinsf

wilsonm

jones m

martinf

hughesm

wilsonm

martinm

smithf

west f

jones m

west f

martinm

The challenge:

In one cell, count the number of unique names that appear in the name column 3 or more times... with the additional condition that each unique name (which appears at least 3 times) must include at least one one woman!

The correct result: ...

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Oct 7, 2009

Every other line is the planned production and the others are filled in after as the actual production

I have a sumproduct formula right now that looks if the line is considered planned production and then if there is a number greater than 0 planned on that day. The idea is to tell me the number of Stations scheduled to run that day.

Here is my problem- if a station is running two different products it gets counted twice.

I am trying to find a way that once a station is counted it only gets counted once even though they are on seperate lines.

Attached is an example of what I have with the formula and below that is what I am looking for

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May 11, 2006

I have a spreadsheet which is linked to several other worksheets. I have managed to include formulas to count how many cells have numbers between 101 and 5000 by using this formula -

=sum((h2:h500>=101)*(h2:h500<=5000))

but now I want to count the number of cells in another worksheet that are equal to or less than zero. When I use the same formula as above it counts all the blank cells. I have tried using a countblank formula and then deducting this from the result, but unless the other worksheet is open the countblank formula does not work.

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May 29, 2014

I have a list of data and I want to identify the unique entries for both columns but the second column has to unique to the unique values in the first column.

Example List

Fruit

Color

Apple

[Code]....

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Apr 25, 2008

I am trying to count the number of entries in range BH3:BH621 when the cells in range B3:B621 = "Acting" and the range D3:D621 = "Feb"

I can do it with either the B range or the D range, but not both together.

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Feb 24, 2007

I am hoping this can be done with formulae. Starting at C7 and continuing down the C column there is a list of names which could potentially run from C7 to C5000. This list of names will contain duplicates. For each name there is a corresponding 'reason' in the F column which will contain the word 'Truancy' or 'Late'.

I need a formula that can count the number of UNIQUE names in the C column which correspond to the word 'Truancy' or 'Late' in the E column.

An example,

[Name].....................[Reason]

C7 ...........................E7

John Potts.................Truancy 2

Matt Jones................Truancy 10

John Potts.................Truancy 4

Matt Jones ...............Late AM

Pete Burns................Late PM

Pete Burns ...............Late Both

Steve Lopez..............Truancy 6

Count of unique names with the word Truancy in the corresponding E column = 3 [John Potts has 2 instances of the word truancy in column E but this is only counted once]

Count of unique name with the Word Late in the corresponding E column = 2 [Pete Burns has 2 instances of the word late in the E column but this is only counted once].

I have also included a sample workbook.

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Dec 3, 2012

Count unique entries in a column according to two specified criteria.Specifically, I am trying to count the number of days in a month a supplier has a visited.Below is an example taken from the excel:

COLUMN A COLUMN B

Date Supplier

01-ago-12 Mr X

01-ago-12 Mr X

01-ago-12 Mr X

I want a formula that allows me to see how different dates Mr X has visited in each month. So in August he has visited 8 times BUT only on 5 different dates.

In the case of Mr Y I want the formula to give the answer 5 (even though he has visited 6 times in total, he has visited on only 5 different dates).

In the case of Mr X in September, the answer to the formula would be 2, since has visited on 2 different dates in September.

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Sep 5, 2007

count unique entries in the Range A1:A10

i have data which repeats but i ant to count only unique entries?

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May 9, 2008

Can DCOUNTA be used to only count unique values?

If the above is not possible how would I do the following:

Criteria

Column H = text1 AND Column B date is between date1 & date2

Count unique values in column C

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Apr 27, 2009

I've been struggling for hours on what should be a simple formula. I have 6 columns containing various dates. On each row I want to count of the 6 columns how many dates were unique and after 3/15/09. I've been using the following formula however it still counts a cell even if it's prior to 3/15/09. =SUM(IF(FREQUENCY(A1:F1,A1:F1)>3/15/2009,1,0)). I've attached a sample file for reference.

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Jan 28, 2010

I have attached an example of what i am trying to do. I can work out how to calculate unique entries by putting in a formula under a pivot table, but is it possible to select an option in the pivot table settting which will give this result?

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Oct 9, 2006

I have a spreadsheet which is to record quality checks on work carried out by staff. The spreadsheet has a customer reference number in column B and a Staff reference number in column C.

I can carry out a number of checks on a member of staff on one transaction, so for instance, I could carry 3 checks on one customer number, which would result in the staff ref number being enetered 3 times (there is 1 check per row).

I need a formula to count the number of checks I carry out on each member of staff. My problem is that although 3 checks could be completed on someone, if it is on the same customer NO, it only counts as 1 check. In effect, I need a formula to count the number of staff ref numbers which have a unique customer number eneterd in the adjacent column.

All the cust numbers are unique so would I be able to use a wildcard?

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Jan 26, 2008

Using the DCOUNT function is generally a straight forward proposition but I'm not getting the expected results and would like for someone to take a look and help me understand why.

Goal: create a count of unique entries within a defined variable date range

I have a data table with duplicate values and need to count unique entries, the result of which will be used in a calculation. Due to a requirement to track the counts in a rolling 30-day period, the flexibility of daily selecting the date ranges is a necessity, which is why I chose to use DCOUNT and feed dates into the criteria cells.

I've been attempting to use the DCOUNT function but I'm not getting the correct result.

Oddly, after duplicating the table and formula on the "Count Repeated Items Once" page, even those results are incorrect.

It seems, too, that COUNTIF does not like (accept) dynamic named ranges. Hard coding the range into the formula yields a result of TRUE, but using a dynamic named range gives FALSE. Anyone else experience this and is there a work around (that is, if I have not erred in its use)?

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Aug 11, 2014

I need to count the number of unique text values in the first column given a condition in the 2nd column. For example, the formula that I'm looking for should give a result of "3" because it is an SME, and there are 3 unique companies that are classified as SMEs.

Company Name

Company Type

Company A

SME

Company B

SME

(I cant seem to make the tables visible but Company A and Company D right below the header should be in one cell) This should still yield a value of "3" despite having Company A and D in the same cell.

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Jul 11, 2013

2013

Current Year

Q1-13

Q2-13

Q3-13

Q4-13

Totals

Awarded

Â£19,000.00

Â£4,000.00

Â£3,250.00

Â£0.00

Â£26,250.00

[code].....

I need to count the number of unique companies that receive money within a specific QTR. I have made this simple example, I have a Table called Awards, with Headings for DATE, QTR, Company, Awarded, on one worksheet, that I need to feed the data into a summary on another worksheet. What formula using table heading can I use to achieve the answer 3 unique companies for Q1-13.

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Dec 8, 2008

I am trying to use COUNTIF formula to count how many item in a column that meet certain criteria, say between 10 and 20...

=COUNTIF(G1:G100,"AND(>10,<20)")

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Feb 22, 2011

I'm having a problem with a spreadsheet in Excel. I have in column terras, codti problem and several cells that are repeated. I'm stating that terra appear only once, the information in column each issue should appear in different columns with the sum of how often they appear and codti according to terra.

In excel is best illustrated what I mean!

In total, 5267 lines and need to do this with all. You can do this in excel?

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Sep 19, 2013

I am trying to count the number of unique entries in a sheet, that also satisfy 2 other conditions.

I've attached an example sheet : Example email report.xlsx

The result I need is: The number of unique values in column E, that also have NULL in column G and NULL in column I.

So, in the example, the result would be 7.

I know I can do this by conditional formatting and filtering, but would prefer a formula, and perhaps also a macro that I could apply as the number of rows in each sheet is up to 20000, and each month's sheet will be a different size.

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Apr 28, 2014

I need to modify the underneath Count Array Formula to count unique values based on multiple conditions. I can get the formulas to work with NUMERIC values in Column A in the N1 & N2 tabs. However, I cannot get the formula to work when column A contains TEXT values in the TX1 & TX2 tabs.

I've attached the XL file for your review of the project.

=SUM(IF(FREQUENCY(IF(('TX1'!$B$2:$B$15=B2)*('TX1'!$C$2:$C$15=C2)*('TX1'!$D$2:$D$15=D2),MATCH('TX1'!$A$2:$A$15,'TX1'!$A$2:$A$15,0)),MATCH('TX1'!$A$2:$A$15,'TX1'!$A$2:$A$15,0))>0,1))

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May 23, 2008

need a formula to calculate the total number of x's in one column (column B, C, E are training types= x) where the corresponding column date falls within a date range. It’s to total each type of training done for each month. I have 3 training type columns and a cell that calculates the total number of trainings for the each month:=COUNTIF(F2:F100,">="&DATE(2008,2,1))-COUNTIF(F3:F200,">="&DATE(2008,2,31)).

So now I just need it broken down by training type per month. How many x's in each column for February as an example.

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Jun 18, 2012

I have 620 columns of data with each column consisting of 17 rows. I need to be able to count the number of unique entries in each column. I recorded a macro that would do what I wanted, but it just used absolute references for each column, which would make the process rather tedious. Is there a way to make the macro less restrictive?

Sub Macro1()

Columns("B:B").Select

ActiveSheet.Range("$B$1:$B$17").RemoveDuplicates Columns:=1, Header:=xlNo

End Sub

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May 3, 2007

From column A,(lets say cell 10 onwards) I need to copy all the unique entries into column B (cell 10 onwards). However, I dont know what length column A will be. What would be the best way in VBA/Excel to do so ?

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May 1, 2009

This may be a basic question but I haven't been able to find the solution:

I'm using Excel 2003. I have a list with repetitive entries in one column and unique entries in the other columns. Example

0001 a

0001 b

0002 c

0002 d

0003 e

0003 f

I need to filter the list so that only unique entries in the first column show up, but I need the rest of the information to carry with it. Example:

0001 a

0002 c

0003 f

I can't use the Avanced Filter > Unique Entries Only function because the information in the adjoining columns is not unique.

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Sep 17, 2009

I need to count all unique entries in column A (list of names) (this bit I can do!)...however:

Column B gives each name a value of A or B, I need to count all unique names with an A and all unique entries with a B.

eg

Matt A

Matt A

Matt A

Bob A

Tom B

Tom B

This would give a count of 2 for A's and 1 for B's.

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Jul 17, 2009

how to calculate the number of unique entries in a column? I have a column of email addresses and i would like to know how many of them are unique.

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Jul 7, 2009

How do you remove entries from a column such that only unique entires are left?

Say the spreadsheet contains only a single column:

david

kris

tony

hayley

kristy

john

david

test

hello

david

I tried an "advanced filter" with "unique records only" checked. It gets rid of one david, but not 2 (there are originally 3 of them, and we want to leave 1)

This is the result.

david

kris

tony

hayley

kristy

john

david

test

hello

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Jan 7, 2010

I have been working with personal record data in multiple workbooks, using sumif, index, vlookup etc to show various required info.

What I now need to do is take all the records of people aged between 16-18 and list this in a new worksheet.

I can get all the records I need in a pivot table but it needs to be something I can add columns to in order to gather further info.

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Mar 5, 2008

I have a spreadsheet of actions/tasks. I have a column with the expected completion dates of each action and another column stating whether the action/task is "open" or "closed". I would like to highlight any actions that have gone past their expected completion date and are marked as still being "open". Obviously i dont want any row that are closed to be highlighted. I know the =TODAY()- B1>0 formula will highlight the dates cell that have expired but how do i extend this formula to what i require.

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Oct 8, 2007

I've got no clue about all this, but I've had to get specific formula examples and fill in the blanks in order for my timesheet to work. There's just one final problem if somebody could please help.

This is a timesheet for a 5 day work week. I need to count the number of unique log numbers for a specific activity. The log numbers counted must be unique across the entire week, not just for each day, which means I want the formula to count the unique log numbers across multiple sheets.

The formula also has multiple conditions. I got 2 columns. The first part of the formula needs to verify a word, say, "split" and if it does it checks the adjacent cell for a unique log number. If both arguments are true, it counts the log as 1 unit.

Here is a working formula for only one page.

=COUNT(IF(D4:D29="split",IF(FREQUENCY(C4:C28,C4:C28)>0,1,)))

Here's 2 problems with this formula:

1. I will count if it encounters a blank cell in the Log numbers the first time (which will happen as not every activity we do has a log#), but it will stop counting if it encounters a second blank cell.

2. I don't know how to make it work across several sheets.

This is an alternate formula which works and skips the blank cells, but I don't know how to add the multiple condition of "split" and to have it work across multiple sheets. I just copied it Microsoft. As I said, I don't understand it, I just fill in the blanks.

SUM(IF(FREQUENCY(IF(LEN(C4:C29)>0,MATCH(C4:C29,C4:C29,0),""), IF(LEN(C4:C29)>0,MATCH(C4:C29,C4:C29,0),""))>0,1))

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Jun 7, 2006

I have a problem with the attached spreadsheet. I have certain letters (A,B,C etc.) that are shipped to various regions. I would like to have a count on top to count the total number of orders, but one that also counts the total number of unique orders. However, this unique count has to be dynamic and must be able to adjust accordingly to the filters (by default, if no other filters are applied, should be 15). For example, if I apply the "Ship To" filter to Canada, the total number should be 19, but the unique count should be 12. If I change the "Ship To" filter to US, the total number should be 9, and the unique count should be 7. I've tried to use the advanced filters but if I apply the unique entries filter, it is only a one time calculation. Also, the advanced filter gets rid of my other filters.

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