Keith Bates schrieb:
I've used Libre Office for years, but I am an absolute newbie as far as
Calc is concerned for anything but the very basics. :)
Here is my problem.
My church has to report to the copyright licence holders the names of
the songs it uses and the number of times each song is used in a given
The software we use for projecting the words for songs (OpenLP) will
produce the name of each song used in each service. It will generate a CSV
Obviously it is easy enough to import that into a spreadsheet.
How can I then count the number of times each song is used? I could sort
the table by song title and then count them manually, but I am guessing
there would be some sort of function that automates the counting.
Thanks for any help on this.
Import the csv data into the spreadsheet.
Define a data range for this data including the field names.
Generate a pivot table from it this way:
- drag the field name of the song title to the "Row Fields"
- drag the same field name to the "Data Fields".
- Double click the field name button in the "Data Fields" area and
change the function from "sum" to "count".
Using a pivot table has the advantage, that you do not need to know
beforehand, which song titles are contained in the list.
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