# How to Find Minimum Value in Excel with Condition

Conditional formatting is a powerful tool in Excel that can help you quickly find top and bottom values in a range of data. With this tool, you can easily identify trends in your data and make informed decisions. In this tutorial, we will show you how to find the minimum value in Excel with condition using conditional formatting.

Let’s say we have a table of annual sales data for our company. We want to find the top and bottom sales performance for each month. To do this, we need to find the maximum and minimum values in a range of cells for each month. Doing this manually can be cumbersome, but with conditional formatting, we can do it quickly and easily.

To get started, select the range of cells that you want to format. In this case, we will select cells C4 to N16. Then, click on the “Conditional Formatting” button and select “New Rule.”

In the “New Formatting Rule” dialog box, select “Use a formula to determine which cells to format.” Then, click on the “Format values where this formula is true” field and enter the formula for finding the minimum value. The formula should look like this:

= C4 = MIN(\$C\$4:\$C\$16)

This formula checks if the value in cell C4 is equal to the minimum value in the range C4 to C16. If it is, the cell will be formatted according to your specifications.

Next, click on the “Format” button to choose how you want to format the cell. You can choose to fill the cell with a color, change the font style or size, and more. In this case, we will fill the cell with red to indicate the minimum value.

Click “OK” to apply the formatting. You will now see that the cell with the minimum value is highlighted in red.

To find the maximum value, repeat the above steps, but enter the formula for finding the maximum value instead. The formula should look like this:

= C4 = MAX(\$C\$4:\$C\$16)

This formula checks if the value in cell C4 is equal to the maximum value in the range C4 to C16. If it is, the cell will be formatted according to your specifications.

In this case, we will fill the cell with green to indicate the maximum value.

Click “OK” to apply the formatting. You will now see that the cell with the maximum value is highlighted in green.

Conditional formatting is a powerful tool that can help you quickly find the minimum and maximum values in a range of data. By using this tool, you can easily identify trends and make informed decisions. We hope that this tutorial was helpful to you.