There may be instances in a Microsoft Excel 2003 spreadsheet where you allow a variable number of cells to have values, yet you need to determine how many values were actually entered.
For example, assume a Microsoft Excel 2003 spreadsheet where the user can enter values in column A from rows 1 to 10. However, not all rows must contain values:
Even though cells A4 through A10 are blank, formulas should be designed to handle this open-ended series of values.
Enter the =COUNT function. This displays the number of actual values that were entered into a series of cells.
* SERIES is any series of cells in an Excel spreadsheet.
For example, adding onto the previous spreadsheet:
This would result in the value:
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