# How to Count Cells in Excel

### How do I count the number of cells in Excel?

**On the Formulas tab, click Insert, point to Statistical, and then click one of the following functions:**

- COUNTA: To count cells that are not empty.
- COUNT: To count cells that contain numbers.
- COUNTBLANK: To count cells that are blank.
- COUNTIF: To count cells that meets a specified criteria.

### How do I count cells with text in Excel?

### What is the fastest way to count cells in Excel?

If you want to learn how to count text in Excel, you need to use

**function COUNTIF with the criteria defined using wildcard ***, with the formula: =COUNTIF(range;”*”) . Range is defined cell range where you want to count the text in Excel and wildcard * is criteria for all text occurrences in the defined range.### How do I automatically count rows in Excel?

If you need a quick way to count rows that contain data, select all the cells in the first column of that data (it may not be column A).

**Just click the column header.****The status bar**, in the lower-right corner of your Excel window, will tell you the row count.### How do I Countif text?

**Use the ROW function to number rows**

- In the first cell of the range that you want to number, type =ROW(A1). The ROW function returns the number of the row that you reference. For example, =ROW(A1) returns the number 1.
- Drag the fill handle. across the range that you want to fill.

### How do you sum cells with text?

**Count if cell contains text or part of text with the COUNTIF function**

- =COUNTIF(B5:B10,”*”&D5&”*”)
- Syntax.
- =COUNTIF (range, criteria)
- Arguments.
- Notes:
- =COUNTIF(B5:B10,”*”)
- Tip. If you want to have a free trial (60-day) of this utility, please click to download it, and then go to apply the operation according above steps.

### How do I automatically number rows in numbers?

### What are the Excel formulas?

In the Choose a formula list box, click to select

**Sum**based on the same text option; Then, in the Arguments input section, select the range of cells containing the text and numbers that you want to sum in the Range textbox, and then, select the text cell you want to sum values based on in the Text textbox.### What is count A in Excel?

### How do you automatically fill serial number in Excel without dragging?

### How do you autofit cells in numbers?

Description. The COUNTA function

**counts the number of cells that are not empty in a range**.### How do you auto fill a series in Excel?

**Quickly Fill Numbers in Cells without Dragging**

- Enter 1 in cell A1.
- Go to Home –> Editing –> Fill –> Series.
- In the Series dialogue box, make the following selections: Series in: Columns. Type: Linear. Step Value: 1. Stop Value: 1000.
- Click OK.

### How do you select cells in Excel without dragging?

When you want to insert or delete a row, rightclick the row and then

**choose Insert Table Rows Above or Delete Table Row from**the resulting dialog. You will find that the formulas automatically readjust, as do the alternating rows of highlighting.### How do you create a picklist in Excel?

**Size a row or column to fit its contents**

- Move the pointer to the right of the row number or column letter, click the arrow, then choose Fit Height to Content or Fit Width to Content from the menu that appears.
- Move the pointer below the row number or to the right of the column letter until you see , then double-click.

### How do I number a list in Excel?

**Fill data automatically in worksheet cells**

- Select one or more cells you want to use as a basis for filling additional cells. For a series like 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, type 1 and 2 in the first two cells.
- Drag the fill handle .
- If needed, click Auto Fill Options. and choose the option you want.

### How do I get numbers from 1 to 100 in Excel?

**To select a range of cells without dragging the mouse:**

- Click in the cell which is to be one corner of the range of cells.
- Move the mouse to the opposite corner of the range of cells.
- Hold down the Shift key and click.

### How do I calculate series in Excel?

**Create a drop-down list**

- Select the cells that you want to contain the lists.
- On the ribbon, click DATA > Data Validation.
- In the dialog, set Allow to List.
- Click in Source, type the text or numbers (separated by commas, for a comma-delimited list) that you want in your drop-down list, and click OK.

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### What is rank formula in Excel?

You can sum up entire columns or rows in Microsoft Excel using the

**AutoSum feature**. The AutoSum tool automatically selects a column or row of numbers, but you can select any set of numbers by clicking and dragging with the mouse. You can also manually sum a series of numbers in Excel by typing in a simple SUM formula.