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I am attempting to understand a formula that was suggested for use within MSExcel2016 so I might us it within LibreOffice Calc.

The formula is:


When I copy/paste this formula first into Notepad and then copy/paste from Notepad into a LO Calc spreadsheet, a #VALUE!  error is returned.

I have not ever used e.g., INDEX(A:A) nor ROW(1:1) as a range identifier/specifier within a formula, so I wonder if they are acceptable within LO Calc, or is that causing the error, #VALUE! ?  I believe those identify/specify the entire [A] column and the entire [1] row; is there an equivalent within LO Calc.

Once the error is cleared then I will continue to attempt to understand what the formula is calculating/doing within LO Calc. I can see that it is evaluating the data within cell $G$2, the LARGEST value within A:A, within E:E, and within F:F; but not much else is making any sense for me to understand. A simplified example would be appreciated here.

Thanks for reading about my problem and for your comments/reply.


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