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andyw May 29th, 2010 03:01 PM

Help needed urgently
 
Hi,

Im trying to check that one row of data satifies a criteria, then if it does
it counts an entry in another column adjescent to it.

Example: -

Column A - Column B
Blay - Y
Blay - N
Blay - Y
Chop - N
Chop - N
High - Y

What i would be asking (of a much bigger table) is If Column A = Blaydon and
then column B (same row) = Y, then count. In this example I would want 2
returned as the answer.
Is this possible?
Thanks
--
Andy

T. Valko May 29th, 2010 03:09 PM

Help needed urgently
 
Try one of these...

Use cells to hold the criteria:

D2 = Blaydon
E2 = Y

If you're using Excel 2007 or later:

=COUNTIFS(A2:A7,D2,B2:B7,E2)

This will work in any (modern) version of Excel:

=SUMPRODUCT(--(A2:A7=D2),--(B2:B7=E2))

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP


"AndyW" wrote in message
...
Hi,

Im trying to check that one row of data satifies a criteria, then if it
does
it counts an entry in another column adjescent to it.

Example: -

Column A - Column B
Blay - Y
Blay - N
Blay - Y
Chop - N
Chop - N
High - Y

What i would be asking (of a much bigger table) is If Column A = Blaydon
and
then column B (same row) = Y, then count. In this example I would want 2
returned as the answer.
Is this possible?
Thanks
--
Andy




Tom-S[_2_] May 29th, 2010 03:44 PM

Help needed urgently
 
Try this (based on your example):

=SUMPRODUCT((A1:A6="Blay")*(B1:B6="Y"))

Regards,

Tom


"AndyW" wrote:

Hi,

Im trying to check that one row of data satifies a criteria, then if it does
it counts an entry in another column adjescent to it.

Example: -

Column A - Column B
Blay - Y
Blay - N
Blay - Y
Chop - N
Chop - N
High - Y

What i would be asking (of a much bigger table) is If Column A = Blaydon and
then column B (same row) = Y, then count. In this example I would want 2
returned as the answer.
Is this possible?
Thanks
--
Andy


andyw May 30th, 2010 09:30 AM

Help needed urgently
 
Thanks everyone this works great
--
Andy


"T. Valko" wrote:

Try one of these...

Use cells to hold the criteria:

D2 = Blaydon
E2 = Y

If you're using Excel 2007 or later:

=COUNTIFS(A2:A7,D2,B2:B7,E2)

This will work in any (modern) version of Excel:

=SUMPRODUCT(--(A2:A7=D2),--(B2:B7=E2))

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP


"AndyW" wrote in message
...
Hi,

Im trying to check that one row of data satifies a criteria, then if it
does
it counts an entry in another column adjescent to it.

Example: -

Column A - Column B
Blay - Y
Blay - N
Blay - Y
Chop - N
Chop - N
High - Y

What i would be asking (of a much bigger table) is If Column A = Blaydon
and
then column B (same row) = Y, then count. In this example I would want 2
returned as the answer.
Is this possible?
Thanks
--
Andy



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T. Valko May 30th, 2010 05:07 PM

Help needed urgently
 
You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback!

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP


"AndyW" wrote in message
...
Thanks everyone this works great
--
Andy


"T. Valko" wrote:

Try one of these...

Use cells to hold the criteria:

D2 = Blaydon
E2 = Y

If you're using Excel 2007 or later:

=COUNTIFS(A2:A7,D2,B2:B7,E2)

This will work in any (modern) version of Excel:

=SUMPRODUCT(--(A2:A7=D2),--(B2:B7=E2))

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP


"AndyW" wrote in message
...
Hi,

Im trying to check that one row of data satifies a criteria, then if it
does
it counts an entry in another column adjescent to it.

Example: -

Column A - Column B
Blay - Y
Blay - N
Blay - Y
Chop - N
Chop - N
High - Y

What i would be asking (of a much bigger table) is If Column A =
Blaydon
and
then column B (same row) = Y, then count. In this example I would want
2
returned as the answer.
Is this possible?
Thanks
--
Andy



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