# Where do I put the IFERROR function to correct for year?

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edited 01/24/24

I have a column of dates. New rows are being added over time.

I count how many occur in each month.

In a separate metric sheet, have 12 formulas, 1 for each month, that look like this.

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 1, {Date Column}, MONTH(@cell) = 1) for January

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 2, {Date Column}, MONTH(@cell) = 2) for February, etc.

However, now that it is a new year, I want to exclude 2023 dates so I think I need to add an IFERROR and a YEAR(TODAY()) function,

Something like IFERROR(YEAR(@cell), 0) = YEAR(TODAY()))

but I am getting #unparseble.

Your insights would be greatly appreciated, my Smartsheet Community friends!

Stay Safe!

Carroll

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You can simplify the original COUNTIFS by getting rid of the second range/criteria set as it is redundant of the first.

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 1, {Date Column}, MONTH(@cell) = 1)

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 1)

Then you can use an AND statement to add the YEAR argument like so:

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, AND(IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 1, IFERROR(YEAR(@cell), 0) = YEAR(TODAY())))

Trying to add exactly what you have in your original post of

IFERROR(YEAR(@cell), 0) = YEAR(TODAY()))

has one too many closing parenthesis at the end.

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You can simplify the original COUNTIFS by getting rid of the second range/criteria set as it is redundant of the first.

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 1, {Date Column}, MONTH(@cell) = 1)

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 1)

Then you can use an AND statement to add the YEAR argument like so:

=COUNTIFS({Date Column}, AND(IFERROR(MONTH(@cell), 0) = 1, IFERROR(YEAR(@cell), 0) = YEAR(TODAY())))

Trying to add exactly what you have in your original post of

IFERROR(YEAR(@cell), 0) = YEAR(TODAY()))

has one too many closing parenthesis at the end.

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Thanks for the speedy reply, Paul. It worked!

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Happy to help. 👍️

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