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## In cells v43:v52 I have data which will change often the data is always either a 1,-1 or a 0, I need a way to count from the bottom up and ignore anything that is not part of the chain. It can also contain 0 in rows that are not populated yet but the 0s will always be on the bottom and never in the middle or top. I.E. in 3 weeks it could be 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 I would want the formula to spit out 3 because it was 1 3 times in a row.. Now say in week 5 it is 1 1 1..............................

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Sub value_count()
Dim count As Integer
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If Cells(1, k).Value > 0 Then
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Do Until Cells(1, j).Value <> Cells(1, j + 1).Value
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Loop
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Sub HTSoutput1()
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Counting Number Of Different Instances
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Counting The Number Of Occurences
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Counting The Number Of Days
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1/2/2007
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1/30/2007
1/30/2007
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1/31/2007
1/31/2007
1/31/2007
2/1/2007
2/2/2007
2/2/2007
2/2/2007
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2/28/2007
2/28/2007
2/28/2007
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Counting The Number Of Months
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The spreadsheet is basically about staff and their start and end dates.

For example start dates would be in colum A and end dates would be in column B (in dd/mm/yyyy format).

I am currently using the following formula:
=DATEDIF(A1,B1,"m")

It does return the correct results when the dates are the same e.g. start date = 01/01/2006 and end date = 01/04/2006 = 3 months.
BUT when I change the end date to 31/03/2006, it returns as 2 months.

Is there a way around this? I need a more accurate number of months (with no decimal places)

Counting Number Of Month
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Counting Number Of Different Results
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Problem:
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Counting Number Of Multiple Entries
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Counting A Number In A Cell When Sumproduct
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Counting Number Of Rows With Multiple Criteria
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Counting Number Of Unique Items In Column
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Counting Number Of Used Rows/columns In A Sheet
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Counting The Number Of Unique Text Strings In A Column
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Counting Number Of Unique Values In Rows/columns
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Counting The Number Of The Remaining Cells (yet To Be Filled In) Of A Column
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I need a formula to work out the number of the remaining cells (that are yet to be filled in) from the last entry till the last cell (A60) of the column.

Counting The Number Of Times A Date Appears In A List
the number of days when there were 0 cases
the number of days there was 1 case
the number of days when there were 2 cases.
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I have a list of dates when operations took place in that room. On some days the it was not in use, so those dates don't appear in the list. Some days there was 1 case, so that date appears once in the list. On some days there were two cases, so that date appears twice in the list.

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Counting Number Of Populated Cells In A Specific Column
I am sure this should be REALLY simple, but i just can't find the answer i'm looking for. I have a sheet which changes daily in quantity of information. I want some simple code which counts up the number of populated cells in column A and returns the answer to a cell in another worksheet - or just automatically use it to print that number of pages.

I think i should be able to do the printing side, but, currently have no idea how to count up the number of populated cells in the row. If someones feeling very generous though, giving me the code for printing that number of pages too would save me some work (the worksheet which needs printing is different to the worksheet which needs the number of cells adding up.)

Counting Number Of Dates Equal To Or Greater Than A Said Date
In my Excel spreadsheet I enter todays date in a single cell (A2), then I list various dates that jobs come into shop in other cells (A8:A108). I have cells ( F8:F108) where I have been manually entering an asterik (*) for those jobs equal to or greater than five days old in cell (A2). Is there a formula that can do the math for me? I've tried Excel help but to no avail.