Excel - COLUMN Function Problem - Expert Solution

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Hi. I'm trying to track my time at work. I have 5 column ranges with a few different text items (administration, management, personal, etc). In separate cells I'd like to add all the times each text item appears and then add them up. To clarify, I want to check ranges C5:C37, F5:F37, I5:I37, L5:L37, O5:O37 for text "administration" and add them all up in 1 cell.
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Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:35
User 13/08/2018 - 06:35
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Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:35
Can you please show me your file?
User 13/08/2018 - 06:36
[Uploaded an Excel file]
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:36
Thank you, please give me a few minutes.
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:37
Which sheet it is again?
User 13/08/2018 - 06:37
first one
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:38
Thank you, I need a few minutes.
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:42
Just to make sure, you want the count of how many times "Administration" are there in those ranges, right?
User 13/08/2018 - 06:43
Yes, it should count up "administration" and give me the total in a cell.
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:44
Understood, please stay with me.
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:46
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:46
Please use this formula
User 13/08/2018 - 06:47
perfect. I was missing the +'s. Thank you so much
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I'm glad to help
Excelchat Expert 13/08/2018 - 06:48
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User 13/08/2018 - 06:48
Will do.
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