#### Count how many times the same word appears in column

```Hello,

I have a long list of about 50,000 words in column A. Some of these
words are the same.

I want to know the exact number of times each word appears in the A
column.

And I want to sort these words based on how many times they appear in
the A column.

How can I do that?

Alexa
```
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```=countif(A:A,B1),if B1= you word

```
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cncola (16)
4/16/2005 1:03:46 PM
```In B1, add =COUNTIF(\$A:\$A,A1)
Copy down

Then sort by column B

--

HTH

RP
(remove nothere from the email address if mailing direct)

"Alexa" <forums@discountcosmeticsguide.com> wrote in message
> Hello,
>
> I have a long list of about 50,000 words in column A. Some of these
> words are the same.
>
> I want to know the exact number of times each word appears in the A
> column.
>
> And I want to sort these words based on how many times they appear in
> the A column.
>
> How can I do that?
>
> Alexa

```
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bob.phillips1 (6510)
4/16/2005 1:06:48 PM
```Hi Bob,

Excel displays an error when I type in the formula. What should I do?

Alexa

```
 0
4/16/2005 1:23:50 PM
```What's the error?
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Regards,

RD
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<forums@discountcosmeticsguide.com> wrote in message
Hi Bob,

Excel displays an error when I type in the formula. What should I do?

Alexa

```
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ragdyer1 (4060)
4/16/2005 2:48:46 PM
```Hi Alexa,

The formula works okay for me.

Give us some details of the way you added it, the error and your data.

--

HTH

RP
(remove nothere from the email address if mailing direct)

<forums@discountcosmeticsguide.com> wrote in message
> Hi Bob,
>
> Excel displays an error when I type in the formula. What should I do?
>
> Alexa
>

```
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bob.phillips1 (6510)
4/16/2005 2:59:55 PM

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