How to SUM responses from cells with list data validation

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Tara961 - Feb 28, 2017 at 11:03 AM
TrowaD Posts 2913 Registration date Sunday September 12, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen November 21, 2022 - Feb 28, 2017 at 12:05 PM
Hello,

I want know if it is possible to total (SUM) the number of responses I have on cells which have the data validation.

I have set up a spreadsheet up on excel to input information received from a survey conducted. I have done data validation on the majority of the cells (drop down box/list) of responses such as Yes or No OR Confident, Somewhat Confident, Not Confident.

What I want to do is see how many Yes or No responses I received in total Or How many Confident response I received etc..

Any ideas would be most appreciated

Tara

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TrowaD Posts 2913 Registration date Sunday September 12, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen November 21, 2022 541
Feb 28, 2017 at 12:05 PM
Hi Tara,

Give the formula COUNTIF a try. It will let you input a range and a criteria and counts the number of times the criteria is found within the range.

Best regards,
Trowa
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