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I have a spreadsheet where cells, says A1 B1 C1 .....XX1 contains numerical values which are the result of some calculation
I want to have cells A2 B2 C2 ... XX2 containing the ranking (descending values) of corresponding values A1 B1 C1 ... XX1
For example with 5 cells A1 B1 C1 D1 E1 containing  12  23  98  33  10, cells A2 B2 C2 D2 D2 should contain 4  3  1  2  5
Is there a formula to calculate that ?
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Question by:LeTay
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by:LeTay
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I forgot to write that some of these A1 B1 ... cells are empty and so should not participate to the ranking at all
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by:Phillip Burton
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=IFERROR(RANK(A1,$A$1:$A$5),"")
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If you are using Excel 2003 or earlier:

=IF(A1="","",RANK(A1,$A$1:$A$5))
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by:LeTay
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Thanks...
I use a french version of Excel
Do you know what the equivalent is for "rank()"
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by:Phillip Burton
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RANG
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by:LeTay
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Found it : rang !
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