#### Finding the Cell Reference for the minimum value of a data list.

```I am trying to figure out how to automatically refernce a
location of a cell (ex. C5)which has been calculated to be
the minimum value of a set of data.

If I can reference the row of this cell absolutely, then I
want to use that value as the beginning data reference
point for both the X and Y data values of an XY scatter
plot.
```
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```You can reference it using the MATCH function with INDEX or OFFSET:

I.e., the starting cell might be referenced as:

INDEX(C:C, MATCH(MIN(C:C),C:C, 0))

while the range to plot could be referenced as:

OFFSET(C1,MATCH(MIN(C:C),C:C, 0)-1,0,numrows,numcols)

In article <10b201c38c48\$3754bca0\$a001280a@phx.gbl>,
"Matt Yackel" <myackel@itwbgk.com> wrote:

> I am trying to figure out how to automatically refernce a
> location of a cell (ex. C5)which has been calculated to be
> the minimum value of a set of data.
>
> If I can reference the row of this cell absolutely, then I
> want to use that value as the beginning data reference
> point for both the X and Y data values of an XY scatter
> plot.
```
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jemcgimpsey (6723)
10/6/2003 10:02:33 PM

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