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counting identical items in a column and returning the occurrencesI use excell 2000. I have one column with 700 rows. In each cell is one
number, either a 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. In the second column I have five rows, each with one number in increasing order: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Next to the numbers 0-5 (in column three) I want the total number of occurances for each number in column one. So out of the 700 rows, if the number 2 occurred 230 times, I want the number 230 to show in column 3 to correspond to the number 2 in column two. Any ideas? |

counting identical items in a column and returning the occurrencesTry this:
In C1 (to count the zeros) =COUNTIF($A$1:$A$701,"0") In C2 (to count the 1s): =COUNTIF($A$1:$A$701,"1") etc. Hope that helps. If it does, rate it has helpful at the bottom of the post. "ExcelWizardImNot" wrote: I use excell 2000. I have one column with 700 rows. In each cell is one number, either a 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. In the second column I have five rows, each with one number in increasing order: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Next to the numbers 0-5 (in column three) I want the total number of occurances for each number in column one. So out of the 700 rows, if the number 2 occurred 230 times, I want the number 230 to show in column 3 to correspond to the number 2 in column two. Any ideas? |

counting identical items in a column and returning the occurreThat did it. Thanks much.
"Huber57" wrote: Try this: In C1 (to count the zeros) =COUNTIF($A$1:$A$701,"0") In C2 (to count the 1s): =COUNTIF($A$1:$A$701,"1") etc. Hope that helps. If it does, rate it has helpful at the bottom of the post. "ExcelWizardImNot" wrote: I use excell 2000. I have one column with 700 rows. In each cell is one number, either a 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. In the second column I have five rows, each with one number in increasing order: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Next to the numbers 0-5 (in column three) I want the total number of occurances for each number in column one. So out of the 700 rows, if the number 2 occurred 230 times, I want the number 230 to show in column 3 to correspond to the number 2 in column two. Any ideas? |

counting identical items in a column and returning the occurreIn order to avoid the correction of each and every formula - in your private
case - I would suggest, in cell C1 to type the following formula and copy down till C6: =COUNTIF($A$1:$A$700,Row()-1) Micky "ExcelWizardImNot" wrote: That did it. Thanks much. "Huber57" wrote: Try this: In C1 (to count the zeros) =COUNTIF($A$1:$A$701,"0") In C2 (to count the 1s): =COUNTIF($A$1:$A$701,"1") etc. Hope that helps. If it does, rate it has helpful at the bottom of the post. "ExcelWizardImNot" wrote: I use excell 2000. I have one column with 700 rows. In each cell is one number, either a 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5. In the second column I have five rows, each with one number in increasing order: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Next to the numbers 0-5 (in column three) I want the total number of occurances for each number in column one. So out of the 700 rows, if the number 2 occurred 230 times, I want the number 230 to show in column 3 to correspond to the number 2 in column two. Any ideas? |

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