#### Incrementing a cell selection

```How can I increment a cell selection in a formula? For example, I would like to count a group of cells, 30 at a time, going down a column.

ie if i have this formula: '=count(L2:L31)' and I want to skip down to the end of this range and count the next 30 cells, how do I do it?

I know that this will not work
'=count(L2+30:L31+30)'

Any assistance is much appreciated, thanks,

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```On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 07:27:51 GMT, Mil Browne wrote in
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>How can I increment a cell selection in a formula? For example, I would like to count a group of cells, 30 at a time, going down a column.
>
>ie if i have this formula: '=count(L2:L31)' and I want to skip down to the end of this range and count the next 30 cells, how do I do it?
>
>I know that this will not work
> '=count(L2+30:L31+30)'

Try: =Count(Indirect("L"&2+30&":L"&31+30))

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Michael Bednarek                           "ONWARD"
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3/31/2012 1:58:43 AM
```hi Mil,

place the formula on line 2 of the column of your choice and copy this formula down

=COUNTA(INDIRECT("L"&(ROW()*30)-28&":L"&(ROW()*30)+1))

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isabelle

Le 2012-03-30 03:27, Mil Browne a �crit :
> How can I increment a cell selection in a formula? For example, I would like to count a group of cells, 30 at a time, going down a column.
>
> ie if i have this formula: '=count(L2:L31)' and I want to skip down to the end of this range and count the next 30 cells, how do I do it?
>
> I know that this will not work
>   '=count(L2+30:L31+30)'
>
> Any assistance is much appreciated, thanks,
>
>
```
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isabelle
4/1/2012 2:47:24 AM
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