#### How do I find the minimum value in a range while ignoring zeros?

```-- How do I find the minimum value in a range while ignoring any zeros in
that range using Excel 2007?

```
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Utf 4/6/2010 2:44:01 AM
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```If the numbers are *always* positive..

Array entered**:

..=MIN(IF(A1:A10>0,A1:A10))

Or, normally entered:

=SMALL(A1:A10,COUNTIF(A1:A10,0)+1)

If there might be negative numbers...

Array entered**:

=MIN(IF(A1:A10<>0,A1:A10))

** array formulas need to be entered using the key combination of
CTRL,SHIFT,ENTER (not just ENTER). Hold down both the CTRL key and the SHIFT
key then hit ENTER.

--
Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

"Ted B." <TedB@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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>
> -- How do I find the minimum value in a range while ignoring any zeros in
> that range using Excel 2007?
>

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T 4/6/2010 2:57:08 AM
```hi
try this.....
=small(A1:A50,countif(A1:A50,0)+1)

regards
FSt1

"Ted B." wrote:

>
> -- How do I find the minimum value in a range while ignoring any zeros in
> that range using Excel 2007?
>
```
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Utf 4/6/2010 3:21:01 AM
```You could use a conditional MIN, something like this in say B2, array-entered
ie press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to confirm the formula (instead of just pressing
ENTER):
=MIN(IF(A2:A10>0,A2:A10))
Success? hit the YES below
--
Max
Singapore
---
"Ted B." wrote:
> -- How do I find the minimum value in a range while ignoring any zeros in
> that range using Excel 2007?
>
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Utf 4/6/2010 3:22:01 AM
```hi
forgot to mention.

Regards
FSt1

"Ted B." wrote:

>
> -- How do I find the minimum value in a range while ignoring any zeros in
> that range using Excel 2007?
>
```
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Utf 4/6/2010 3:22:03 AM
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