Is the dmin database function volatile?

smartsource

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Anyone know if dmin function is volatile?

More specifically if one were to use a formula for criteria with a blank column identifier versus an identified column/criteria does dmin become volatile? Having volatile type recalc/performance issues in a large worksheet with dmin criteria specified by formulas.
 

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It would only become volatile if it contained another volatile function within it. It will also become volatile if any range reference contains a volatile function, so long as it is actually executed.
 

smartsource

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DB is all fixed values, non volatile named range: h!$K$28:$V$22199

Criteria Header Column in ASV25 is blank
Criteria is specified by formula in ASV26: =AND($R29<=$ASV$24,$U29>$ASW$27))
Dmin Database function in ASV27: =DMIN(DB,11,ASV25:ASV26))

There are approximately 100 lookups in columns ASA - AVV.

Do database functions allow multiple criteria to be specified by formula?
Documentation is thin on this subject and just states any formula that is true or false.
 
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