XL.CountWords function: count the number of words in a range

How to use CountWords function for Excel: formula and results

XL.CountWords function – Text function type – returns the amount of words in a single cell or range of cells.

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Any text string or a range of cells where you want to count the number of words

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=XL.CountWords(A2)Counts the number of words in cell A2
=XL.CountWords("One small sentence.")Counts the number of words in the specified text string
=XL.CountWords(Table1[Text])Counts the number of words column Text in the Table1

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