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What is the alternative to the MIN function when you have to recognize a cell is blank?

I have the following formula

=IF(N32>1, IF(MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)>N32, N32,MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)), " ")

Which works unless H32:H33 is blank, which occasionally is the case.  I know MIN ignores blank cells but I need someway to recognize the value is zero in H32:H33 when it is blank.
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Shaun Vermaak

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Bill Golden

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I modified your formula...
=IF(OR(ISBLANK(H32),ISBLANK(H33)),"Value is blank",IF(N32>1, IF(MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)>N32, N32,MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)), " "))
so that it would return 0 when H32:H33 is blank as follows:
=IF(OR(ISBLANK(H32),ISBLANK(H33)),0,IF(N32>1, IF(MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)>N32, N32,MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)), " "))
However, the cell is returning 0 no matter the contents of H23:H33 or J32:J33
Bill Golden

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Eureka, I have it...

=IF(ISBLANK(H32:H33),0,IF(N32>0, IF(MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)>N32, N32,MIN(H32:H33, J32:J33)), " "))

You put me on the right track. Thanks.
Bill Golden

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You put me on the right track. Thanks.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.
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Shaun Vermaak

Anytime :)