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I need to get a count of rows that are not blank in column X.  How do I do this?
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It he column contains only numbers and blanks.

=COUNT(X:X)

If it contains text and/or numbers and blanks

=COUNTA(X:X)
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Count Blank Cells -- COUNTBLANK
The COUNTBLANK function will count cells that are empty. Its syntax is:
    =COUNTBLANK(range).
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by:AllTrip
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Sorry read your question wrong.  That counts the blank cells, not the not blanks.
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by:CorinTack
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NB_VC is correct, what your doing can be accomplished with the CountA function. This counts the number of cells in a given range that have items in them, excluding blank cells.
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Perfect.
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