Tutorial with example
In this tutorial we go through all the count functions. Below you can see the keynotes of the tutorial, so you can jump ahead to the one you need:
02:44 COUNT text (#ERROR), 03:24 COUNT numbers, 04:20 COUNT blanks, 04:56 COUNT dates
05:36 COUNTA text, 06:44 COUNTA numbers
12:34 COUNTROWS, 13:32 COUNTROWS with columns (#ERROR), 14:33 COUNTROWS with an expression
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The only argument allowed to this function is a column. The COUNT function counts rows that contain the following kinds of values:
If the row contains text that cannot be translated into a number, the row is not counted.
When the function finds no rows to count, it returns a blank. When there are rows, but none of them meet the specified criteria, then the function returns 0.