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Custom Excel Function (UDF) That Will Counts Words In Excel


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CountWords Function will count words in single cell, or range of cells. How about a free Handy Excel Functions Add-in?

The Code

Function CountWords(rRange As Range) As Long
Dim rCell As Range, lCount As Long

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'Count whole words
    For Each rCell In rRange
        lCount = lCount + _
          Len(Trim(rCell)) - Len(Replace(Trim(rCell), " ", "")) + 1
    Next rCell

CountWords = lCount
End Function

To use this UDF push Alt+F11 and go Insert>Module and paste in the code. Push Alt+Q and save. The Function will appear under "User Defined" in the Paste Function dialog box (Shift+F3). Use the Function in any cell as shown below.

=CountWords(A1) OR =CountWords(A1:A10).

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