In this Excel tutorial you will teach yourself how to count occurences of a character in a spreadsheet.

Let's count how many of f character do you have in a A coulmn. To do that just use below formula:


This is an array formula so remember to press CTRL + SHIFT + ENTER combination.

Counting character occurences

Counting occurrences of a character in a spreadsheet may be useful for spreadsheets with unique text. Also you may be interested in counting character which is related to your company/project and used as a your internal code.