Can i get get help with a date formula please?

Hi team, what is the formula to auto populate a date based on another date? ie "date 1" equals 7 days after "order date"?



  • Jason P
    Jason P ✭✭✭

    Hi Chris

    Your looking for Workday function which excludes Sat and Sun as it suggests. First, make sure all 4 column properties are set as a Date type. In [date 1] cell insert the formula =WORKDAY(order date@row, 7) This simply counts 7 working days from the date in your [Order Date] column. In date 2 & 3 cells on the same row insert the same formula changing the 7 to 14 and so on for date 3.

    If there is no date in [order date] date 1, 2 & 3 will pop up with an error message #Invalid date type. You can avoid this using the =IFERROR function

    =IFERROR(IF(ISDATE([order date]@row), WORKDAY([order date]@row, 7), ""), "")

    To make these a column formula to capture all new entries, right click the cells with the result and at base of menu select Convert to column formula.

    Hope this helps.


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  • KPH
    KPH ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Make sure both order date and date 1 are "Date" format columns.

    Use the following formula in date 1

    =[order date]@row + 7

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