Excel Calculated Field - How to use Count function

Hi There,
Can someone provide an example of a workbook with a calculated field in a pivot table, where a formula has been used with the count function in the "Insert Calculated Field" formula?

I'm just trying to understand how to use the various features of calculated fields.

THank you.
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Zack BarresseCEOCommented:
Hi there,

Have you looked at Debra Dalgleish's website? She has many items, especially covering PivotTable's. Here is her page on calculated fields, which even has a short video showing how to add one:

Easiest way to add a count of a field is to drag that field to the Values area. If it's a textual field you should be good to go, because it defaults to Count for text data (Count with PivotTables is a COUNTA, whereas Count Numbers is like the COUNT function). If the field is numeric, change the field settings from Sum to Count. I've attached a sample file showing a Count field.


Zack Barresse

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rav_ravAuthor Commented:
Thanks Zack
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