How to Use the COUNT and COUNTA functions in Microsoft 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 658th installment in their series of digital spreadsheet magic tricks, you'll learn see how to use the COUNT & COUNTA functions correctly. COUNT counts numbers. COUNTA counts non-empty cells.