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How do I calculate times each word occurs in a column of cells?
Rather than use a complicated array formula, is there a simpler way to
determine how many times a particular word occurs in a range of cells in a column? Thank you. 
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How do I calculate times each word occurs in a column of cells?
If the word only occurs once per cell (or 0 per cell):
=countif(a1:a100,"*yourword*") If the word can occur more than once in a cell, then you'll need something else. MTSusce wrote: > > Rather than use a complicated array formula, is there a simpler way to > determine how many times a particular word occurs in a range of cells in a > column? Thank you.  Dave Peterson 
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How do I calculate times each word occurs in a column of cells
Thanks, Dave. :^) Meg
"Dave Peterson" wrote: > If the word only occurs once per cell (or 0 per cell): > > =countif(a1:a100,"*yourword*") > > If the word can occur more than once in a cell, then you'll need something else. > > MTSusce wrote: > > > > Rather than use a complicated array formula, is there a simpler way to > > determine how many times a particular word occurs in a range of cells in a > > column? Thank you. > >  > > Dave Peterson > 
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How do I calculate times each word occurs in a column of cells?
<<<"If the word can occur more than once in a cell, then you'll need
something else.">>> Here's one "something else"<g>, with word to count entered into C1: =SUMPRODUCT(LEN(A2:A100)LEN(SUBSTITUTE(UPPER(A2:A100),UPPER(C1),"")))/LEN(C1)  Regards, RD  Please keep all correspondence within the NewsGroup, so all may benefit !  "Dave Peterson" > wrote in message ... > If the word only occurs once per cell (or 0 per cell): > > =countif(a1:a100,"*yourword*") > > If the word can occur more than once in a cell, then you'll need something > else. > > MTSusce wrote: >> >> Rather than use a complicated array formula, is there a simpler way to >> determine how many times a particular word occurs in a range of cells in >> a >> column? Thank you. > >  > > Dave Peterson 
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