#### How do I find the minimum NONBLANK value in a sequence of cells?

```How do I find the minimum NONBLANK value in a sequence of cells?
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```codeslinger, =MIN(A1:A10), Min will ignore blank cells if you have a number
in one cell
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Paul B
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"codeslinger" <codeslinger@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> How do I find the minimum NONBLANK value in a sequence of cells?

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11/2/2005 6:44:12 PM
```=min(a1:a10)

=min() will ignore text and empty cells.

Or if you want to be extra careful:

=if(count(a1:a10)=0,"No numbers",min(a1:a10))

codeslinger wrote:
>
> How do I find the minimum NONBLANK value in a sequence of cells?

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Dave Peterson
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petersod (12005)
11/2/2005 7:11:29 PM
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"Dave Peterson" wrote:

> =min(a1:a10)
>
> =min() will ignore text and empty cells.
>
> Or if you want to be extra careful:
>
> =if(count(a1:a10)=0,"No numbers",min(a1:a10))
>
>
>
> codeslinger wrote:
> >
> > How do I find the minimum NONBLANK value in a sequence of cells?
>
> --
>
> Dave Peterson
>

Actually, I worded my question poorly. But your answers helped me to figure
out how to do what I wanted. Thanks for the replies.
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11/2/2005 8:12:04 PM

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