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Hello everyone,

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I have this excel sheet and I need to count blank cells from a range till a non blank cell is reached.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | Count
x | x | - | - | - | x | - | - | 2
x | x | - | - | - | - | - | x | 0

In first row since the last column is blank, so next values are considered. Output is 2 cause there are two blanks before any non-blank cell.

In second row, since last column has value, so it will straight away print 0.

What I have tried:


how to count those blank cells?
Updated 26-Oct-21 17:28pm

Try using this formula(For me this formula was in cell I2)
A	B	C	D	E	F	G	H	Result
x								7
	x							6
		x						5
			x					4
				x				3
					x			2
						x		1
							x	0
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You can try this, we have the same problem, was able to come up with this. (Thanks Google) Works great with pivot tables. Formula is in I1.

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CHill60 27-Oct-21 7:15am    
But... XMATCH wasn't introduced until the 2019 update so wasn't around when the question was asked!

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