# Table.MaxN

## Syntax

Table.MaxN(tableas table,comparisonCriteriaas any,countOrConditionas any) as table

## About

Returns the largest row(s) in the `table`

, given the `comparisonCriteria`

. After the rows are sorted, the `countOrCondition`

parameter must be specified to further filter the result. Note the sorting algorithm cannot guarantee a fixed sorted result. The `countOrCondition`

parameter can take multiple forms:

- If a number is specified, a list of up to
`countOrCondition`

items in ascending order is returned. - If a condition is specified, a list of items that initially meet the condition is returned. Once an item fails the condition, no further items are considered.

## Example 1

Find the row with the largest value in column [a] with the condition [a] > 0, in the table. The rows are sorted before the filter is applied.

**Usage**

```
Table.MaxN(
Table.FromRecords({
[a = 2, b = 4],
[a = 0, b = 0],
[a = 6, b = 2]
}),
"a",
each [a] > 0
)
```

**Output**

```
Table.FromRecords({
[a = 6, b = 2],
[a = 2, b = 4]
})
```

## Example 2

Find the row with the largest value in column [a] with the condition [b] > 0, in the table. The rows are sorted before the filter is applied.

**Usage**

```
Table.MaxN(
Table.FromRecords({
[a = 2, b = 4],
[a = 8, b = 0],
[a = 6, b = 2]
}),
"a",
each [b] > 0
)
```

**Output**

`Table.FromRecords({})`

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