Trying to show the Saturday date of each week, which changes after the date is reached.

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Hello! I am trying to show the Saturday date of each week, which should change to the next Saturday after it is reached. Is there a way to do this in one cell with a formula or an automation? Thank you!

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  • bisaacs
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    Hey @Remy V,

    This formula should work in a Date column:

    =IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 1, Date@row + 6, IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 2, Date@row + 5, IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 3, Date@row + 4, IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 4, Date@row + 3, IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 5, Date@row + 2, IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 6, Date@row + 1, IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 7, Date@row + 7)))))))

    It currently goes to the next Saturday if the Date in the reference cell is a Saturday. If you want it to work for Today's Date, then just replace all the "Date@row"s with TODAY().

    Hope this helps!

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  • SoS | Dan Palenchar
    SoS | Dan Palenchar ✭✭✭✭✭✭
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    Hello @Remy V !

    You can use this formula to automatically output the next Saturday of the current week.

    =TODAY() + 7 - WEEKDAY(TODAY())

    You can use this in a pre-existing date column and output the next Saturday after the date listed using:

    =[Date Column]@row + 7 - WEEKDAY([Date Column]@row)

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