#### New excel user question: Incase of tie, select latest date

```This will probably be really simple for most of you. This is coming fro
someone really new to excel.
I'm working on a worksheet and I can't figure out how to do this.

In case of a tie, select the latest date. And it says i can't use th
sort command.

Now i can figure out how to tell if there is a tie using
=IF(COUNTIF(I13:I43,MIN(I13:I43))>=2,"Tie","no tie")

But i can't figure out how to tell it to show the latest date.

Thanks for any input or hints on what to experiment with

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```Hi!

Not a lot of detail to work with!

> Now i can figure out how to tell if there is a tie using
> =IF(COUNTIF(I13:I43,MIN(I13:I43))>=2,"Tie","no tie")

Is I3:I43 a range of dates?

If there's a tie use the latest date..........the latest date means the most
recent date which would be:

=MAX(I3:I43)

If by latest date you actually mean the oldest date then that would be:

=MIN(I3:I43)

To incorporate those conditions into the above formula:

=IF(COUNTIF(I13:I43,MIN(I13:I43))>1,MAX(I3:I43),"not defined")

> In case of a tie, select the latest date.

"Not defined" means you haven't said what you want if there are no ties?

Biff

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>
> This will probably be really simple for most of you. This is coming from
> someone really new to excel.
> I'm working on a worksheet and I can't figure out how to do this.
>
> In case of a tie, select the latest date. And it says i can't use the
> sort command.
>
> Now i can figure out how to tell if there is a tie using
> =IF(COUNTIF(I13:I43,MIN(I13:I43))>=2,"Tie","no tie")
>
> But i can't figure out how to tell it to show the latest date.
>
> Thanks for any input or hints on what to experiment with.
>
>
> --
> liptonbnl
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