# Count the Total Number of Characters in a Cell in Google Sheet

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You're watching VisiHow. In this video, we're going to show you how to calculate the number of characters in a cell using Google Sheets. In this video, we have different domain names that we may wish to purchase. The domain names are in column "C".

## Steps

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Click the "D2" cell.
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Type "=len(C2)". Alternatively, click the "C2" cell instead of typing "C2".
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Press "Enter". Google Sheets will show you the length of the cell. "C2" is 21 characters long in this video.
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You can fill the cells down simply by double-clicking the lower right-hand corner of the "D2" cell.
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That was how to calculate the number of characters within a cell using Google Sheets. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thanks again for watching VisiHow!

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