CountA Function Using VBA

Dec 18, 2006

How can I make it work ?

Sub test2()
Dim Wbk, aaa, bbb
Wbk = "\server1folder1file1.xls"
aaa = Application.WorksheetFunction.CountA(Workbooks(Wbk).Sheets(1).Range("A:A"))
bbb = MsgBox(aaa)
End Sub

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Oct 2, 2008

Is there a way to use the COUNTA function in cell A1, that will return the total number of cells containing text in the rest of row 1, BUT, will start the count over after a blank cell.

EXAMPLE: A2, A3, A4 all have text added on a daily basis. The value returned via COUNTA in A1 = 3 (after the third day). However, A5 is blank, then A6 gets text on the 5th day, and now I need the returned value in A1 via the COUNTA function to = 1, because we started over after a blank cell.


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I am using the COUNTA function which works great but I also have data that I dont want counted and do not know of the problem solver.

in B1 I have vlookup function thats brings back either "B", "C" or "M".
in c1 I have =IF(A1="C",B1,"")

Now, that tells me if the data is B or not. If it is, it says B If it isnt, its blank

Thats great but when im trying to count how many "B"'s there are, it counts the blanks as well!

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Jan 27, 2009

I'm using the SUM, COUNTA and COUNTIF functions in a macro. The SUM and COUNTA works but the COUNTIF function does not return results.

Sub B_Test()
Dim myRange
Dim Results
Dim Run As Long
myRange = Workbooks(1).Worksheets("Master").Range("S6", Range("S6").End(xlDown))
Range("M3") = Application.WorksheetFunction.Sum(myRange)
myRange = Workbooks(1).Worksheets("Master").Range("D6", Range("D6").End(xlDown))
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End Sub

I have tried countless ways to rewrite the COUNTIF line with no results or compiler errors returned. Originally had problems with the SUM and COUNTIF function and found that column formating was the problem. After clearing all column formats, the SUM function promptly began working but the COUNTIF keeps eluding all my efforts. The column which the COUNTIF is pointed to contains values of 0 to 500. Only values greater than 0 are to be counted.

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How can I add validation to cell B76?

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This would force them to add text description before entering a price.

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I'm trying to create a report to show daily statistics for internet traffic. I have a large table showing a daily breakdown of performance, a table showing combined cost for all "Mondays", "Tuesdays" etc in the month and I also want a table to show the "average" performance for a typical "Monday", "Tuesday" etc.

The report will be used on a daily basis and I realised that until there is a full compliment of data the daily averages table would be inaccurate as it will be dividing the overall total for each day by the total number of occurances each day has in a typical month. This is wrong because if we are only halfway through the month then we will be dividing by days that haven't arrived yet.

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Sep 16, 2009

A cell that will count an entry in another cell, within a range of numbers. EX: cell g1 will count the entries that range from 1000 to 1999 and 5000 to 5999 and 7000 to 7999. cell h1 will count the entries that range from 2000 to 2999 and 6000 to 6999 and 8000 to 8999. So if i had 6 cells with the following entries:

cell a1 - 1010
cell b1 - 2230
cell c1 - 5699
cell d1 - 6521
cell e1 - 7001
cell f1 - 8035

cell g1 would show 3
cell h1 would show 3

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I am using the following formula to calculate the number of responses:

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End Sub

All I am after is to count how many customers there are and show the value in text box.

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I understand the non blank cells part of Count A but not the additional values part. I have looked at the examples in teh MS help and it doe not help at all really.


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Say there are two changing values in a spreadsheet: A row reference, and a column reference, called sRow and sCol.

sRow and sCol are integers, and they are also changing values.

I want to know how to find how many cells have something in them on row R, starting from column C to infinity (To the right). But the problem is that R and C change sometimes, so I have to make some sort of dynamic CountA formula.

I know I have to use CountA() to do this, but I don't know how to make the range reference just from two integers. What I have tried so far is CountA($sCol$sRow:$sRow), but this does not work. How do I properly format this formula?

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Sep 25, 2008

I've tried many variations but I can't seem to find a solution - I hope you can help. I'd like a formula that will ideally achieve the following:

IF B5:F5 all contain the letter y then return "Pass"
IF B5:F5 AND G5:K5 all contain the letter y then return "Merit"
IF B5:F5 AND G5:K5 AND L5:K5 all contain the letter y then return "Distinction"
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I did a sample sheet to show the desired output but don't know if this forum supports attachments.

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Feb 26, 2014

I am copy/pasting arrays of numbers from several sheets into a main sheet.

The arrays are placed in separate columns next to each other. However the array sizes (Rows) varies in size

In the main sheet I have placed a =CountA function that counts numbers of non-blank cell within the columns, see sample file.

However sometimes it apparently counts cells that appear to be empty. I mean the cells are visibly empty, but gets counted anyway.

Is there an easy work-around or is it the general use of the formula?

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I've long wondered what's the difference between these two formulae - COUNT() & COUNTA(). Even if I apply COUNT() function on a range of cells with intermittent blanks, it still returns the count of the values in the range. How different is this from the COUNTA() function?

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Nov 12, 2012

I have a sheet with 2 columns. First Column lists sizes of Devices. Second colum lists a servername. Example:

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30 server_a
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65 server_a
45 server_b
45 server_b
15 server_b

What I want to do is a device count, not device sum on a criteria based on Column B.

For instance whenever column B equals servername A, then count how many devices it has.

This would equal 4 instead of 190 which is the sum of the devices. I can do a sumif statement, very easily, but I don't want a sum, I just want a count.

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I am trying to use =COUNTA(A25:A500) to retrieve the number of non blank cells. Only problem I am having is that the cells that are blank are also using a formula to gather its data. The cell would be blank but the formula is still there, so using =COUNTA(A25:A500) returns all these cells with the formula also.

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I have a formula counting non blank cells in another sheet 'Mem' I know there are 21 entries in Column M, which it used to show as the result. Today it shows 0. The 21 entries are still there.


The cell containing the formula is B6. The bottom bar of Excel has: Ready Circular:B6

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[Code] .......

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I am a novice excel and VBA user, but have been working the past few days on a project to create a data entry form (using Excel 2003 on WinXP). I have the userform created and the textboxes working fine for inputting data into the spreadsheet. I also have comboboxes set up, and if I directly input data into them, they also input that data. So far, so good.


Here is my issue: I want the comboboxes to use dynamic / variable ranges, so I have been trying to set up the ranges by defining them as names. I've come across a bunch of examples, but none of them seem to work (all produce an error that the formula is not correct or instead seem to reset the name to just the first cell when I input it).

My sheet is called Dropdown Lists, and there is a column here for each combobox. Each row in a column has the options I'd like used for that combobox. So I am basically trying to name a range as the entries in just one column.

This is what I have been working with most recently in the Name - > Define dialog box that according to everything I read -SHOULD- be working:

=OFFSET('Dropdown Lists'!$A$3,0,0,COUNTA('Dropdown Lists'!$A:$A),1)

This produces an error, that when you hit OK highlights "$A$3" - and if I remove the $ symbols, it skips then to the "$A:$A" until I remove THOSE $ symbols, and then excel will accept it, but when I go to the name, it only highlights one cell. I thought maybe that was OK, but when I tried putting the name into my rowsource, nothing happened - so apparently not.


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- Why will this not input correctly when everything I read suggests this format? Am I not handling the space in the worksheet name correctly (with ' ')? Sometimes excel will automatically add in " " between = and OFFSET and the closing at the end, but this also has not helped. One source I read even recommended taking off the = at the start (also did not help). Am I missing something here?

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- What is the "Add" button for on the Name -> Define dialog box? I'm confused to if I am supposed to use this to add the name to the list of defined names, or just hit OK?

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So, the problem comes when there is a need to select a data range which is not that well defined like $B$6:$B$37. So, I need to import data regularly into my workbook, this data will be imported right below of the last cell with values.

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