counting blank cells within two columns


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Shaun Merritt

Forgive me if this has been asked before, but I cannot find an answer that works within my situation.

I have an excel database (address book) that has two columns that I need help with. One column is for a primary email address and the second column is for a secondary email address.

They are columns A and B and there are 394 rows in each column.

So the info I am searching through is A:1-A:394 and B:1-B:394.

I need a formula that will count how many rows within the two columns are blank... ignoring any row that has at least one email address.

I know how to do it for a single column, but I am lost on how to make it count two columns as one.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thanks!
 
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Claus Busch

Hi Shaun,

Am Wed, 21 May 2014 11:09:56 -0700 (PDT) schrieb Shaun Merritt:
They are columns A and B and there are 394 rows in each column.

So the info I am searching through is A:1-A:394 and B:1-B:394.

I need a formula that will count how many rows within the two columns are blank... ignoring any row that has at least one email address.

try:
=COUNTIFS(A1:A394,"=",B1:B394,"=")
or
=SUMPRODUCT(--(LEN(A1:A394)=0),--(LEN(B1:B394)=0))


Regards
Claus B.
 
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Shaun Merritt

The first one worked! Thank you!!!!


Hi Shaun,



Am Wed, 21 May 2014 11:09:56 -0700 (PDT) schrieb Shaun Merritt:






try:

=COUNTIFS(A1:A394,"=",B1:B394,"=")

or

=SUMPRODUCT(--(LEN(A1:A394)=0),--(LEN(B1:B394)=0))





Regards

Claus B.

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