How to find the largest letter in a range in Excel?

Let’s say there are different letters in a range, how can you quickly know what the max or largest letter is in this range? To check the letters one by one is not a smart way, here I have a formula that can quickly find out the largest letter in a range in Excel.

Find the max letter


Find the max letter

Just use below formula to find the largest letter in a range.

Select a cell which you will place the result at, and then type this formula =LOOKUP(2,1/(COUNTIF(A1:A14,">"&A1:A14&"*")=0),A1:A14), press Enter key to get the result.
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In the formula, A1:A14 is the range that you find the max letter from. 


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