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Excel 2010 - Select category per Max values v.2

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Dear Experts,

Yesterday on EE I got two solutions to select the countries which have the highest selling numbers in a row on below printscreen:
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Concretely the applied formulas are =OFFSET($A$1, 0, MATCH( MAX(B2:E2),B2:E2)) and =INDEX($B$1:$E$1,MATCH(MAX(B2:E2),B2:E2)), basically both are working except the red marked scenario (where Sweden has 4 as selling and both formulas select Norway incorrectly)

Could you please advise which formula would give correct value for all the scenarios?

Thanks in advance,
CountValues-Select_v2.xlsx
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oooops, try use this formula instead:

=OFFSET($A$1, 0, MATCH( MAX(B2:E2),B2:E2, 0))

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=INDEX($B$1:$E$1,MATCH(MAX(B2:E2),B2:E2, 0))
CountValues-Select_v2_b.xlsx
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Thanks that is perfect :)
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