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Excel Function Dictionary 1998 - 2000 Peter Noneley A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 B C D E F G H I J

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Product Bulb Neon Spot Other Bulb Spot Spot Other Bulb Neon Bulb Bulb Bulb Bulb Bulb Bulb Wattage 200 100 60 10 80 100 200 25 200 100 100 10 60 80 100 40 Life Hours 3000 2000 8000 1000 unknown 3000 unknown 3000 2000 unknown 800 1000 1000 2000 1000 Brand Horizon Horizon Sunbeam Horizon Horizon Horizon Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam Sunbeam Horizon Sunbeam Sunbeam Horizon Horizon This is the Database range. Box Boxes In Value Of Unit Cost Quantity Stock Stock 4.50 4 3 54.00 2.00 15 2 60.00 0.00 0.80 25 6 120.00 0.20 40 3 24.00 1.25 10 4 50.00 2.50 15 1 37.50 0.50 10 3 15.00 5.00 3 2 30.00 1.80 20 5 180.00 0.25 10 5 12.50 0.20 25 2 10.00 0.15 25 1 3.75 0.20 30 2 12.00 0.80 10 5 40.00 0.10 20 5 10.00

To calculate lowest Value Of Stock of a particular Brand of bulb. Brand These two cells are the Criteria range. Horizon 10.00 =DMIN(B3:I19,I3,E23:E24)

Type the brand name : The MIN value of Horizon is :

What Does It Do ? This function examines a list of information and produces smallest value from a specified column. Syntax =DMIN(DatabaseRange,FieldName,CriteriaRange) The DatabaseRange is the entire list of information you need to examine, including the field names at the top of the columns. The FieldName is the name, or cell, of the values to pick the Min from, such as "Value Of Stock" or I3. The CriteriaRange is made up of two types of information. The first set of information is the name, or names, of the Fields(s) to be used as the basis for selecting the records, such as the category Brand or Wattage. The second set of information is the actual record, or records, which are to be selected, such as Horizon as a brand name, or 100 as the wattage. Formatting No special formatting is needed. Examples The lowest Value Of Stock of a particular Product of a particular Brand. Product Bulb Brand sunbeam

Excel Function Dictionary 1998 - 2000 Peter Noneley A 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 B C D The lowest value is : E 3.75 F G H =DMIN(B3:I19,I3,E49:F50) I J

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This is the same calculation but using the name "Value Of Stock" instead of the cell address. 3.75 =DMIN(B3:I19,"Value Of Stock",E49:F50)

The lowest Value Of Stock of a Bulb equal to a particular Wattage. Product Bulb The lowest Value Of Stock is : 12.50 Wattage 100 =DMIN(B3:I19,"Value Of Stock",E60:F61)

The lowest Value Of Stock of a Bulb between two Wattage values. Product Bulb The lowest Value Of Stock is : 12.00 Wattage >=80 Wattage <=100

=DMIN(B3:I19,"Value Of Stock",E67:G68)