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# Excel 2013 Sum the number of times a name is added

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If I have Three sheets.  One called summary and one called Jan and one called feb

I would like to count how many times the name John Doe and jane Doe appears in the sheet Jan and FEB and sum it up in the sheet Summary.

I have attached a sheet as an example.

Is there a way to do this??

Thanks!!
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Dan Craciun earned 125 total points
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See attached file.

HTH,
Dan
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PowerEdgeTech earned 125 total points
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You could use the following to search for and count instances of "John Doe" on the January sheet:

=COUNTIF(Jan!1:1048576,"John Doe")
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andrew_man earned 125 total points
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Using Pivot Table
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Saqib Husain, Syed earned 125 total points
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Enter this formula in C2 and copy it down and across

=COUNTIF(INDIRECT("'"&C\$1&"'!1:"&ROWS(A:A)),\$A2)
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Thanks so much!!
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