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Jon asks "I am using the the Max function, and have a table for which i want to show the largest value. I do not want the actual value to be shown though, i want the corresponding title to be shown how do I do this?
The Table looks like this(though on a larger scale):
C other columns Q
Crisps 100
Chocolate 345
Sweets 54

How do i get it (without using IF as the table is much too big) to show for the maximum value 'Chocolate' instead of '345'"

If you need multiple IF's, chances are that you're using the wrong formula !!... try with this one instead:

=INDEX(C:C,MATCH(MAX(Q:Q),Q:Q,0))

By Juan Pablo Gonzalez on 01-Mar-2002

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