find minimum from cell array

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Elysi Cochin
Elysi Cochin on 20 Oct 2021
Edited: Elysi Cochin on 25 Oct 2021
Find the minimum from the column named COL2 in the excel and get its corresponding value from COL1 for each M1, M2 and M3

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KSSV on 20 Oct 2021
Edited: KSSV on 20 Oct 2021
T = readtable('my_excel.xlsx') ;
[val,idx] = min(T.(2)) ; % get minimum from col2
iwant = T.(1)(idx) ; % get the value
If you proceed with xlsread which is outdated:
[num, txt, raw] = xlsread('my_excel.xlsx') ;
[val,idx] = min(num(:,2));
iwant = num(idx,1)

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