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``` I am looking for a way to tell how many distinct values are in a range. For
example, say I have values in Range A5:A2000 and I want to know of those 1995
cells how many distinct values are in the range.
```
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3/19/2010 7:02:01 PM
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```See:
Counting Distinct Entries In A Range
in:
http://www.cpearson.com/EXCEL/Duplicates.aspx
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Gary''s Student - gsnu201001

"Ayo" wrote:

>
>  I am looking for a way to tell how many distinct values are in a range. For
> example, say I have values in Range A5:A2000 and I want to know of those 1995
> cells how many distinct values are in the range.
```
 0
Utf
3/19/2010 7:36:10 PM
```John Walkenbach has a few solutions with the best you can count the unique
items then once the count is found they can be listed. Try,

HTH
Peter

"Ayo" wrote:

>
>  I am looking for a way to tell how many distinct values are in a range. For
> example, say I have values in Range A5:A2000 and I want to know of those 1995
> cells how many distinct values are in the range.
```
 0
Utf
3/19/2010 8:03:01 PM
```Hi,

Try this but have a look at this page which discusses the merits of various
ways of doing this. And BTW doesn't like this method

=SUMPRODUCT((A5:A2000<>"")/COUNTIF(A5:A2000,A5:A2000&""))

http://www.sulprobil.com/html/count_unique.html
--
Mike

When competing hypotheses are otherwise equal, adopt the hypothesis that
introduces the fewest assumptions while still sufficiently answering the
question.

"Ayo" wrote:

>
>  I am looking for a way to tell how many distinct values are in a range. For
> example, say I have values in Range A5:A2000 and I want to know of those 1995
> cells how many distinct values are in the range.
```
 0
Utf
3/19/2010 9:01:01 PM

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