Seeking formula to catch mismatched dates for a single project across multiple Smartsheets

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OneTortoise
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edited 03/14/23 in Formulas and Functions

Hi, Smartsheet community. I am hoping someone can provide guidance on a path to solve this problem. Since our team doesn't always get alerted when a project is rescheduled, we are looking to compare dates between our main Smartsheet and the information we extract from our company's master scheduling platform and subsequently import into Smartsheet.

We'll have two identically-formatted Smartsheets, one containing our main running list of projects and the other Smartsheet temporarily holding data newly imported from the company scheduling platform until we can screen it for information that has changed from original. We don't want to have Data Shuttle just overwrite and update the orginal dates in our main sheet as we'd like to track when surprise reschedules are occurring.

What I am hoping for is when a project number occurs in both the main and temporary sheets, can we compare the values in the "Proposed Date of Delivery" cells across sheets to determine if they match or if the project was rescheduled? I feel like it should be possible to write a formula that automatically compares dates for a single project across two sheets, but I haven't yet figured out how to make that happen. Thank you in advance for any help the community might be able to provide.


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