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Hi there, I have data that has Week Number, Day and shift colour (Red or BLue) and need a formula that would count and bring back the details such as how many times Blue on week 16 on Mon and not anything else (hope this makes sence)

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Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:34

Hello, I understand that you need help counting data that meet your criteria, right?

User
18/05/2018 - 12:34

correct

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:35

Alright, we can definitely help you with this. Before we proceed, this is a reminder that our policy is 1 question per session so for this session we'll be resolving this particular question.

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:35

Do you have a file you can share so I can analyze it and offer the best possible solution?

User
18/05/2018 - 12:35

sorry no

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:35

A sample data that has accurate sheet names and column locations would suffice if you don't.

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:36

You can use the Document Preview to the right to create a sample data.

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:37

Alright, for this requirement, we can use the COUNTIFS() function. Know that the formula I'll be giving you will only work for the particular data set you've provided.

User
18/05/2018 - 12:38

So i want to be able to have a forumal that would count how many times Blue Week16 Tue

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:39

The formula in E2 will count the number of records with Blue, Week 16 and Mon.

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:39

=countifs(A:A,"Blue",B:B,"Week 16",C:C,"Mon")

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:39

Basically it says, count IF column A:A is Blue and B:B is Week 16 and C:C is Mon.

User
18/05/2018 - 12:39

will that work on excel as well?

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:40

Yes it will as long as the references are accurate and the data matches.

User
18/05/2018 - 12:40

ive change the one blue to red yet it still counts 3?

User
18/05/2018 - 12:41

cool

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:41

Because there are still 3. You have been highlighting incorrect records.

User
18/05/2018 - 12:41

thanks you very much

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:41

You were highlighting Tue

Excelchat Expert
18/05/2018 - 12:42

IF you want, you can simply change Mon to Tue in the formula.

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