How to Count words with the COUNTIF function in Excel
New to Microsoft Excel? Looking for a tip? How about a tip so mind-blowingly useful as to qualify as a magic trick? You're in luck. In this MS Excel tutorial from ExcelIsFun, the 266th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn see how COUNT and COUNTA have trouble counting only words or text and how to use a handy workaround.