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Old December 6th 04, 05:20 PM
Joe
 
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Does anybody know how I can count the number of characters in a cell, I know

how to use the 'count' and 'counta' function to count the number of cells

used but not in a cell.

Thanks



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Old December 6th 04, 05:24 PM
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=LEN(A1)

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Joe wrote:
Does anybody know how I can count the number of characters in a cell,
I know

how to use the 'count' and 'counta' function to count the number of
cells

used but not in a cell.

Thanks


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Old December 7th 04, 02:33 AM
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And if you want to count the number of times "X" or "x" shows up in a cell:

=len(a1)-len(substitute(upper(a1),"X",""))



Joe wrote:

Does anybody know how I can count the number of characters in a cell, I know

how to use the 'count' and 'counta' function to count the number of cells

used but not in a cell.

Thanks


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