MIN and COLLECT funtion not working :-(



Help please. Can't figure how why my formula not working.

I'm trying find earliest start date for all actvities referencing college = 'Caldwell"

=MIN(COLLECT([Start Date]:[Start Date], College:College, "Caldwell"))


Thanks much

Best Answer

  • Jeff Reisman
    Jeff Reisman ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    @Caravan There is no such error called #INVALID COLUMN NAME. Is it perhaps #INVALID COLUMN VALUE? If so, this indicates that there's a column type issue with the summary column. Double check that the summary field is a Date field.

    If it is a Date column, then it might be an issue since the Start Date column is a system Date/Time column. Try wrapping your formula in the DATEONLY function:

    =DATEONLY(MIN(COLLECT([Start Date]:[Start Date], College:College, "Caldwell")))


    Jeff Reisman

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