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Posted on 2014-01-15
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Hi,

how do I need to adjust the max formula in order for it to point me back to that cell that has the highest value?  Thanks
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Question by:Ladkisson
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by:helpfinder
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like this it should work:
=MAX(A1:A6)

see also attached sample

from visual aspect it could be a solution also to use Conditional formating so you will have the highest value highlighted
sample.xlsx
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by:Ladkisson
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no it just gives me the highest value it does not say that this value is in Cell A6
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Something like the following should work:

=CELL("address",INDEX(A2:A15,MATCH(MAX(A2:A15),A2:A15,0)))
Example.xlsx
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by:NBVC
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Try:

=ADDRESS(MATCH(MAX(A:A),A:A,0),1,4)

where you are looking in column A
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by:helpfinder
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then use
=ADDRESS(MATCH(MAX(A:A);A:A;0);1;4)
where 1 represents column number - for C change to 3
sample.xlsx
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