#### find last cell in column - without VBA

```Hi,

Apart from using VBA, is there any way to write a formula that will find the
last used cell in a column of 15 cells? In the first set below, it would be
..388, in the second set it would be .133.  Any help would be appreciated.

0.006
0.000
0.036
0.125
0.133
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.313
0.388

0.006
0.000
0.036
0.125
0.133
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000
0.000

```
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hcgood (53)
8/10/2005 7:24:57 PM
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```Harold,

One way, for numbers in A1:A15:

=INDEX(A1:A15,SUMPRODUCT(MAX((A1:A15>0)*ROW(A1:A15))))

HTH,
Bernie
MS Excel MVP

"Harold Good" <hcgood@hotmail.com> wrote in message news:eiZ5yEenFHA.3256@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Hi,
>
> Apart from using VBA, is there any way to write a formula that will find the last used cell in a
> column of 15 cells? In the first set below, it would be .388, in the second set it would be .133.
> Any help would be appreciated.
>
>      0.006
>      0.000
>      0.036
>      0.125
>      0.133
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.313
>      0.388
>
>
>
>      0.006
>      0.000
>      0.036
>      0.125
>      0.133
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>
>

```
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Bernie
8/10/2005 7:46:38 PM
```Thanks again, I really appreciate this one, I never thought of combining
these functions to come up with this.

Harold

"Bernie Deitrick" <deitbe @ consumer dot org> wrote in message
news:uDwswPenFHA.3288@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> Harold,
>
> One way, for numbers in A1:A15:
>
> =INDEX(A1:A15,SUMPRODUCT(MAX((A1:A15>0)*ROW(A1:A15))))
>
> HTH,
> Bernie
> MS Excel MVP
>
>
> "Harold Good" <hcgood@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:eiZ5yEenFHA.3256@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>> Hi,
>>
>> Apart from using VBA, is there any way to write a formula that will find
>> the last used cell in a column of 15 cells? In the first set below, it
>> would be .388, in the second set it would be .133. Any help would be
>> appreciated.
>>
>>      0.006
>>      0.000
>>      0.036
>>      0.125
>>      0.133
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.313
>>      0.388
>>
>>
>>
>>      0.006
>>      0.000
>>      0.036
>>      0.125
>>      0.133
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>
>>
>
>

```
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hcgood (53)
8/10/2005 8:11:58 PM
```One way:

=LOOKUP(2,1/(A1:A15>0),A1:A15)

--
HTH

Sandy
sandymann@mailinator.com
Replace@mailinator with @tiscali.co.uk

"Harold Good" <hcgood@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:eiZ5yEenFHA.3256@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> Hi,
>
> Apart from using VBA, is there any way to write a formula that will find
> the last used cell in a column of 15 cells? In the first set below, it
> would be .388, in the second set it would be .133.  Any help would be
> appreciated.
>
>      0.006
>      0.000
>      0.036
>      0.125
>      0.133
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.313
>      0.388
>
>
>
>      0.006
>      0.000
>      0.036
>      0.125
>      0.133
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>      0.000
>
>

```
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sandymann2 (1054)
8/10/2005 8:43:27 PM
```It worked great, thanks,

Harold

"Sandy Mann" <sandymann2@mailinator.com> wrote in message
news:%23lmDOxenFHA.3960@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
> One way:
>
> =LOOKUP(2,1/(A1:A15>0),A1:A15)
>
> --
> HTH
>
> Sandy
> sandymann@mailinator.com
> Replace@mailinator with @tiscali.co.uk
>
>
> "Harold Good" <hcgood@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:eiZ5yEenFHA.3256@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>> Hi,
>>
>> Apart from using VBA, is there any way to write a formula that will find
>> the last used cell in a column of 15 cells? In the first set below, it
>> would be .388, in the second set it would be .133.  Any help would be
>> appreciated.
>>
>>      0.006
>>      0.000
>>      0.036
>>      0.125
>>      0.133
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.313
>>      0.388
>>
>>
>>
>>      0.006
>>      0.000
>>      0.036
>>      0.125
>>      0.133
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>      0.000
>>
>>
>
>

```
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hcgood (53)
8/10/2005 9:36:18 PM
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