## Count cells that contain specific text in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count cells that contain specific text in Excel using the example below; Formula =COUNTIF(range,”*text*”) Explanation To count the number of cells that contain certain text, you can use the COUNTIF function. In the example above “*” is a wildcard matching any number of characters. In the example, the active cell contains this formula: =COUNTIF(B4:B11,”*a*”) …