How to find and get the max or min value from a list of alphanumeric data in Excel?
If you have a list of text strings which mixed with numeric and alpha numeric values, now, you need to find and extract the largest or smallest alphanumeric value from the list data. How could you finish this task as quickly as you can in Excel worksheet?
To get the max or min alphanumeric value in a list of text strings, please apply the following formulas:
Get the max alphanumeric value:
Enter this formula: =LOOKUP(2,1/(COUNTIF(A2:A13,">"&A2:A13)=0),A2:A13) into a blank cell where you want to output the result, and then press Enter key, the largest alphanumeric value will be extracted at once, see screenshot:
Get the min alphanumeric value:
Enter this formula: =LOOKUP(2,1/(COUNTIF(A2:A13,"<"&A2:A13)=0),A2:A13) into a cell where to locate the result, and then press Enter key to get the smallest alphanumeric value as following screenshot shown:
Note: In the above formulas, A2:A13 is the column data that you want to use.
Best Office Productivity Tools
Supercharge Your Excel Skills with Kutools for Excel, and Experience Efficiency Like Never Before. Kutools for Excel Offers Over 300 Advanced Features to Boost Productivity and Save Time. Click Here to Get The Feature You Need The Most...
Office Tab Brings Tabbed interface to Office, and Make Your Work Much Easier
- Enable tabbed editing and reading in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Visio and Project.
- Open and create multiple documents in new tabs of the same window, rather than in new windows.
- Increases your productivity by 50%, and reduces hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day!