In this article, we will learn how to find the alphabetically lowest letter in a list in Microsoft Excel 2010.
If you want to find the alphabetically lowest letter in a list, you can use CHAR, CODE & SMALL functions together to get the output.
CHAR: Returns the character specified by the code number from the character set for your computer.
number: Itis a number between 1 and 255, specifying which character you want.
CODE: Returns a numeric code for the first character in a text string, in the character set used by your computer.
text: The text for which you want the code of the first character.If there is more than one character, the function will return the ASCII value for the first character and ignore rest of the characters.
SMALL: Returns the k-th smallest value in a data set. For example: the fifth smallest number from a list of 20 items.
array: Itis an array or range of cells in a list of data for which you want to find the k-th smallest value.
k: Itis the kth position from smallest value to return in the array or range of cells.
Let us take an example:
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