The COLUMNS function is fully automatic. When you provide a range to COLUMNS, it will return a count of all columns in the range. In the example, the formula in F6 returns 2, because there are 2 columns in the range B5:C10:
COLUMNS counts the number of columns in any supplied range and returns a number as a result. For example, if we provide all of row 1 in a range, Excel returns 16,384 the total number of columns in an Excel worksheet.
The ROWS function is fully automatic. When you provide a range to ROWS, it will return a count of all rows in the range. In the example, the formula in F5 returns 6, because there are 6 rows in the range B5:C10: = ROWS ( B5:C10 ) // count rows ROWS...
There is no built-in function for counting the total numbers of cells in a range, so you need to use the ROWS and COLUMNS functions together. In the example, ROWS returns the total number of rows in B5:C10 (6), and COLUMNS returns the total number...
The Excel COLUMNS function returns the count of columns in a given reference. For example, COLUMNS(A1:C3) returns 3, since the range A1:C3 contains 3 columns.
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