Working out position from scores in a list

ds_robb

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I am trying to devise a simple spreadsheet for a quiz night. There will be several teams and they will get scored for 8 rounds of questions. If I keep an ongoing total of each of the teams scores, is there a way I can have the spreadsheet say who is 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc based on their total score to-date.

Kind Regards
Duncan
 

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The Tamer

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Hi,

Check the helpfiles for the RANK() function - it does exactly what you ask.

HTH

Tamer
 

WillR

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Use the RANK function

Say range J1:J10 has the subtotal for teams' scores

In K1 =RANK(J1,$J$1:$J$10,0)

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rs2k

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One way is to record a macro and put it on a button to place them in highest order when all scores are entered.

Colin.
 

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