Solved

countifs formula with indirects

Posted on 2014-11-12
12
86 Views
Last Modified: 2014-11-12
Hi Experts  EXCEL 2010

Need a countifs formula to do the following:

If cell A1 sheet apple is red, then look in sheet pivot column b2  ('pivot'!b15:b200) range formula. And count all the reds in the data range and also look in column  g2 ('pivot'!g15;g200) formula..and count the "(blank)"..to return the result.


Apologies  unable to upload sample file.
0
Comment
Question by:route217
  • 7
  • 4
12 Comments
 
LVL 25

Expert Comment

by:ProfessorJimJam
ID: 40437334
when u say red you mean the font color or background color?
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
ID: 40437425
Can you post a sample please ?
gowflow
0
 

Author Comment

by:route217
ID: 40437464
Hi how flow
Thanks  for the feedback..nearly worked it out..how would I amend

=countifs(indirect('SheetName'!b3),"red",indirect('SheetName'!),"<£1M")

THE ANSWER is 20 getting 0..cannot see my error
0
Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
ID: 40437481
=countifs(indirect('SheetName'!b3),"red",indirect('SheetName'!),"<£1M")

You are missing something after te second SheetName or the ) is wrong what is it ? it gives an error
gowflow
0
 

Author Comment

by:route217
ID: 40437497
No error  just returns zero  value.
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
ID: 40437510
sorry but
indirect('SheetName'!)
means nothing

you need to have a cell after !

gowflow
0
 

Author Comment

by:route217
ID: 40437524
Sorry c3...and still zero..error  in posting question on my part.
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
ID: 40437569
mmmm YOU from all the people in here should know better than that !!!!

let me see
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
ID: 40437575
Why don't you post this sample workbook and make my life easier !!!!

I tried
=COUNTIFS(INDIRECT(SheetName!B3),"red",INDIRECT(SheetName!C3),"<£1M")

and get #REF! error

please if you need help help us when we ask for sample workbook
gowflow
0
 

Author Comment

by:route217
ID: 40437576
I think it to do with < not begin recongised  as text..
0
 
LVL 29

Expert Comment

by:gowflow
ID: 40437582
pls let us think ... we are here for that simply post a sample that has the data.
THANK YOU
gowflow
0
 
LVL 29

Accepted Solution

by:
gowflow earned 500 total points
ID: 40437708
got it
replace in your formula
This
"<£1M"

by this
"<1000000"

gowflow
0

Featured Post

Gigs: Get Your Project Delivered by an Expert

Select from freelancers specializing in everything from database administration to programming, who have proven themselves as experts in their field. Hire the best, collaborate easily, pay securely and get projects done right.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction This Article is a follow-up to my Mappit! Addin Article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_2613.html), it was inspired by an email posting I made to EUSPRIG (http://www.eusprig.org/index.htm), I will briefly cover: 1) An overvie…
Workbook link problems after copying tabs to a new workbook? David Miller (dlmille) Intro Have you either copied sheets to a new workbook, and after having saved and opened that workbook, you find that there are links back to the original sou…
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates using Microsoft Excel pivot tables, how to reverse engineer competitors' marketing strategies through backlinks.

774 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question