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Excel DCOUNT Function

DCOUNT Function Example

How to use the DCOUNT Function

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel DCOUNT function with syntax and examples.

SUMMARY:

The Excel DCOUNT function Count all numbers values in a field (column) of datatable or database, based on a given conditions.

For example,

  • The formula =DCOUNT(D7:G14,"Price",D4:E5) would return 2 numeric value.
  • The formula =DCOUNT(D7:G14,2,D4:E5) would return 2 numeric value.

PURPOSE:

To Get the count of total numeric value based on given Criteria.

RETURN VALUE:

The DCOUNT function returns a Numeric value.

SYNTAX:

=DCOUNT(database, field, criteria)

ARGUMENTS:

The DCOUNT function syntax has the following arguments:

  • database: Required. The range of cells that makes up the list or database including data headers.
  • field: Required. The table header name or index number of header.
  • criteria: Required. The range of cells that contains your criteria including data headers.

REMARKS:

  • The database argument is a range of cells that includes field headers.
  • The criteria can include a variety of expressions, including some wildcards.
  • The DCOUNT function supports wildcards in criteria.
  • The Criteria can include more than one row.
  • The database and criteria ranges must include matching headers.

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