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Hi all members,
In access how should write the MIN() function
In my table hra=5000,cca=6500,total=11500
now i want minimum of above table
in excel MIN(hra,cca,total)
Answer is hra
so please how should write the function of MIN() in access

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Access is not Excel. You can find the Min value across multiple rows, but not multiple columns - at least not using Min. To do it in Access, you have to write an ugly expression using IIf:

IIF([hra]<[cca], IIF([hra]<[total], [hra], [total]), IIF([cca]<[total], [cca], [total]))

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