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COUNTBLANK function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is COUNTBLANK function in Excel? COUNTBLANK function is one of Statistical functions in Microsoft Excel used to count the number of empty cells in a range of cells. Syntax of COUNTBLANK function COUNTBLANK(range) The COUNTBLANK function syntax has the following arguments: Range    Required. The range from which you want to count the blank cells. COUNTBLANK formula explanation Cells with formulas that return “” (empty text) are also…

Highlight rows with blank cells in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Highlight rows with blank cells in Excel using the example below; Formula =COUNTBLANK($B5:$F5) Explanation To highlight rows that contain one or more blank cells. you can conditional formatting with a simple formula based on the COUNTBLANK function. In the example shown, the range B5:F15 is formatted with a conditional formatting rule based on this formula: =COUNTBLANK($B5:$F5)…

Return blank if in Excel

This tutorial shows how to calculate Return blank if in Excel using the example below; Formula =IF(A1=1,B1,””) Explanation To return a blank result using the IF function, you can use an empty string (“”).  In the example shown, the formula in D5 (copied down) is: =IF(B5=1,C5,””) How this formula works This formula is based on the IF function, configured with a simple logical…

Count cells that are not blank in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that are not blank in Excel using the example below; Formula =COUNTA(range) Explanation To count the number of cells that are not blank in a range, you can use the COUNTA function. In the example shown, E5 contains this formula: =COUNTA(B4:B8) How this formula works COUNTA is fully automatic. When given a range of…

Count cells that are blank in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that are blank in Excel using the example below; Formula =COUNTBLANK(range) Explanation To count the number of cells that are blank, you can use the COUNTBLANK function. In the example, the active cell contains this formula: =COUNTBLANK(B4:B8) How this formula works COUNTIF counts the number of cells in the range that don’t contain any value…