# Finding MIN value in a column between Two Dates in different columns

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#### ML Srini

Hello,
Hope everybody is doing well. I am trying to find a solution to the
problem I am having for some time. I seem to have found half of the
solution from one of the threads and stuck finding the other half.

Here is what I have:

ColumnA ColumnB MIN MAX
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Date1 Date2 ???? MAX(INDEX)
*(see below)

ColumnC ColumnD
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Date1 value1
Date1a value1a
Date1b value1b
Date1c value1c
Date1d value1d
Date1e value1e
Date2 value2
Date3 value3
Date4 value4
Date5 value5

Problem: To find MIN and MAX value (Column D) between dates Date1 and
Date2 (Column A&B)
I have the solution for MAX from one of the threads. I am using,
=MAX(INDEX((A2<=\$C\$2:\$C\$7)*(B2>=\$C\$2:\$C\$7)*(\$D\$1:\$D\$7),0)) which
gives
the maximum of ColumnD between Date1 and Date2. (I am still trying to
understand how this works.)
But, if I use =MIN(INDEX((!\$C\$2:\$C\$7>=A2)*(\$C\$2:\$C\$7<=B2)*(\$D\$1:\$D
\$7),
0)) for MIN, I am getting 0 (there are no 0s or -ve numbers in
ColumnD). Does anybody know how I can resolve this?

I really appreciate help regarding this.

Thanks and have a wonderful day.

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#### T. Valko

Try this array formula** :

=MIN(IF((A2<=\$C\$2:\$C\$7)*(B2>=\$C\$2:\$C\$7),\$D\$1:\$D\$7))

** array formulas need to be entered using the key combination of
CTRL,SHIFT,ENTER (not just ENTER)

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#### ML Srini

Hello,

Thank you very much for your help. It worked!!!!

T

#### T. Valko

You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback!

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Biff
Microsoft Excel MVP

Hello,

Thank you very much for your help. It worked!!!!