Documentation/How Tos/Calc: AREAS function
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Returns the number of areas in a given reference.
- reference may consist of multiple ranges. AREAS returns the count of these ranges.
- This is mostly useful with a named reference; multiple ranges may be entered from Insert - Names - Define... by manually concatenating ranges in the Assigned To box.
- returns 1. The reference A5:B7 is a single range.
- where you have defined myref in Insert - Names - Define... to be two ranges (eg by entering $A$1:$A$3;$C$1:$C$4 in the Assigned To box), returns 2.