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COUNTA

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This function returns the number of number of cells that contain numbers, text, or logical values.

Syntax

COUNTA(value1,value2,...)

COUNTA(array)

Arguments

The arguments may be separate values or an array of values. Up to 255 arguments of individual cells may be included.

Remarks

This function counts the number of non-empty cells in the specified cell range.

This function differs from COUNT because it includes text or logical values as well as numbers.

Data Types

Accepts cell references. Returns numeric data.

Examples

COUNTA(B2,D2,E4,E5,E6)

COUNTA(A1:G5)

COUNTA(R6C3:R9C4)

 

See Also

COUNT