**OpenOffice3.org Calc 3. Mathematical
Functions**

**COUNTIF(Range;Criteria) Function**

Count the number of cells in a given range
that meet the condition set. This function returns an integer greater than or
equal to 0. The argument “Range” contains a reference to a range of cells,
indicates the range evaluated. The argument “Criteria” contains the condition
that each cell must meet to be included in the count. This argument may contain
a constant, expression or reference to a cell containing the condition to be
fulfilled. Look the examples to better understand this function:

=COUNTIF(A1:C3;12) Returns 2. Count the number of cells in the range A1:C3
containing the number 12. The result vary depending on the contents of the range
evaluated.

=COUNTIF(E1:F3;'rojo') Returns 4. Count the number of cells in the range E1:F3
containing the text “rojo”.

=COUNTIF(A1:B4;">6") Returns the number of cells in the range A1:B4 containing a
number greater than six (6).