Entry date/Payments

edited 04/19/24 in Smartsheet Basics

I have a sheet that tracks payments made by certain clients. When I add a new client that payment is due in June, the formulas are putting in automatically, payments that "should" have been paid in May. How do I make it so that the sheet won't calculate until the "entry date"?


  • Andrée Starå
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    Hi @WWP

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    Can you share some screenshots? (Delete/replace any confidential/sensitive information before sharing) That would make it easier to help.

    I hope that helps!

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  • WWP

    Here is a screenshot and explanation! Thank you!

  • Genevieve P.
    Genevieve P. Employee Admin

    Hi @WWP

    Data showing up in your previous columns will be based on the formulas that are in those cells. You could likely add an IF statement at the front that essentially says that IF the date in the Entry Date column is greater than X month, then ignore it, otherwise, carry on with your current formula.

    =IF([Entry Date]@row > DATE(2024, 01, 01), "", formula

    You'll need to change out the DATE you're looking for in each of your month columns. Does that make sense?