Count Characters in Excel

Sometimes it may be handy for you to count how many characters are in a specific cell within Excel.  I was asked this question last night and can confirm that it’s very easy to do.  Basically you’ll want to enter a short operator into the cell you wish the counted figure to go into and reference the cell you wish to count.

They say that a picture speaks a thousand words, and will certainly make this a lot clearer.  Have a look at the screenshot I took below!


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