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QUESTION: hello Sir,

Can you provide me vba code, which will give me actual number of rows in a given range (columns 16) excluding formulas. Though In a given range let say column 16 actually have 10 rows of data, but it has formulas spread over 100 rows. so, rw variable always returns 100. I want that it will return just 10.

I have the following code:

Set sh1 = Worksheets("List of title variations")
sh1.Activate
lc = sh1.Cells(1, sh1.Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column

For i = lc To 2 Step -1
   rw = Application.CountA(sh1.Columns(i))
   'Set rp = sh1.Columns(i)
   'cntt = rp.Cells.SpecialCells(xlVisible).Rows.Count
   
   Set r1 = sh1.Cells(1, i).Resize(rw, 1)
   rwo = sh1.Cells(sh1.Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row
   r1.Cut sh1.Cells(rwo + 1, 1)
Next

ANSWER: Hi James,

This gives you the constants count for the cells in column 16 (P):

range("P:P").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeConstants).Count

Does that help?

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QUESTION: Dear Sir,
That did not help me any more?

I tried with following code:

Set sh1 = Worksheets("Concatonated titles")
ccnt = sh1.Range("P:P").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeFormulas).Count
ccnt1 = sh1.Range("P:P").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeConstants).Count

ccnt shows 100 rows available.

But ccnt1 shows 'run time error 1004' with 'No cells were found'

Answer
That means it found no cells containing a constant value (either number, boolean, text or error). Empty cells do not count as constant cells. I guess I misread your question, apologies.

The non-formula cells are (taking into account only the used range of the sheet this time):

sh1.UsedRange.Range("P:P").Count-sh1.UsedRange.Range("P:P").SpecialCells(xlCellTypeFormulas).Count
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