S asked in Computers & InternetSoftware · 9 years ago

How do I have Excel tell me how many units were sold when it reads "Sales"?

What is the formula in Excel when I want it to tell me how many "Sales" we have? I want excel to let me know how many in total machines we've sold every time it reads the word "Sales".


I do have one column that reads "SALES" or it will read "INVENTORY", and next to it, there's a column that shows the quantity of how many units we're sold.

2 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Assuming the columns are column A for 'Sales' and column B for units sold, use this formula in the cell of your choice:


  • pete l
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    Do you mean you have a column with the word 'Sales' in it for every sale and you want to count the number of times 'Sales' appears if not, you need to give more information

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