#### How do I perfom a character count in a single cell in Excel?

```I need to peform a character count for certain cells in Excel.  I found a
formula for counting words within a cell but not the number of specific
characters.
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```If you count spaces as a character, you can use directly the function LEN.
If you don't want the spaces to count, use something like:
=LEN(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",""))

Hope this helps,
Miguel.

"RonNette72791" wrote:

> I need to peform a character count for certain cells in Excel.  I found a
> formula for counting words within a cell but not the number of specific
> characters.
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8/11/2006 4:49:02 PM

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