#### counting specific figures in cells dependant upon contents of adjacent cells

```I have 3 columns. The first has single digits (0-9), the second ha
various numbers with x's and blank spaces in between, and the third ha
a 0,1 or 2 in it.

I am able to count the numer of blanks in column 2 every time a
appears in column 1 by using formula below...

=SUMPRODUCT((\$A1:\$F350=5)*(\$B1:\$B350="X"))

... I'd like to introduce column 3 so that if a 0 is present, the "x
is not counted. If a 1 is present "x" is counted once and 2, "x" i
counted twice.

Any suggestions

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```Sorry ...

Meant ofcourse to say i am able to count the number of "x"s in column
using formula, not blanks

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```Hi

I think your formula must have been posted wrongly. I reckon it should have
been:
=SUMPRODUCT((\$A1:\$A350=5)*(\$B1:\$B350="X"))

To include the next column in the way you describe try this:
=SUMPRODUCT((\$A1:\$A350=5)*(\$B1:\$B350="X")*(\$C1:\$C350))

Hope this helps
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> I have 3 columns. The first has single digits (0-9), the second has
> various numbers with x's and blank spaces in between, and the third has
> a 0,1 or 2 in it.
>
> I am able to count the numer of blanks in column 2 every time a 5
> appears in column 1 by using formula below...
>
> =SUMPRODUCT((\$A1:\$F350=5)*(\$B1:\$B350="X"))
>
> .. I'd like to introduce column 3 so that if a 0 is present, the "x"
> is not counted. If a 1 is present "x" is counted once and 2, "x" is
> counted twice.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
>
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
>

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