Formula to calculate the Monday after a date
I'm looking for a way to calculate the Monday after an event date, to trigger the next step in my project plan. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
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Project Plan? Are you using Dependencies?
This formula returns the "NEXT Monday":
=IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 1, Date@row  (WEEKDAY(Date@row)  2), Date@row  (WEEKDAY(Date@row)  2) + 7)
including today (it will return 20180827 for today)
Craig

Thank you! That worked like a charm.

That's good to hear.
Craig

Helli? please, can u help me, i need formula "NEXT thursday" in a week from the date . for example for dates 20190408, 20190409, 20190410 i need to get 20190418.. thank you

Hi Svetlana,
Try this.
=IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 1; Date@row  (WEEKDAY(Date@row)  5); Date @row  (WEEKDAY(Date @row)  5) + 7)
The same version but with the below changes for your and others convenience.
=IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 1, Date@row  (WEEKDAY(Date@row)  5), Date@row  (WEEKDAY(Date@row)  5) + 7)
Depending on your country you’ll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semicolon to a comma.
Did it work?
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Hi J Craig,
Sorry to resurrect this thread a year later, but this was the only thread somewhat pertinent to the issue I'm having with my smartsheet. I am attempting to calculate something similar that would say if the event fell on any day before Wednesday, the following step would be the following Monday; however, if the event fell on a Thursday or any day in the week thereafter, the following step would come out to two Mondays after.
I originally had a formula in my Excel copy but Smartsheet doesn't seem to like it and is giving me an error saying incorrect argument set. We have:
=IF(WEEKDAY([Example Date]6) > 4, [Example Date]6 + (14  WEEKDAY([Example Date]6, 2) + 1), [Example Date]6 + (7  WEEKDAY([Example Date]6, 2) + 1))
Are you able to see what I am doing wrong that is producing this error? Thanks so much for your assistance! 
Carl
Try this
=IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) > 4, Date@row  (WEEKDAY(Date@row)  2) + 14, Date@row  (WEEKDAY(Date@row)  2) + 7)
If date is SunWed, formula returns the following week's Monday
If date is ThurSat, formula returns the Monday after that (second Monday)
I hope that helps.
Craig

Hi J Craig,
Thanks so much, that helps a lot! One more question, what should I do if I want to calculate the last Monday of the month that follows Date@row? For example, if Date@row falls on anytime in September, then the formula would calculate out to the last Monday of October. Smartsheet doesn't use EOMONTH like Excel does, apparently.

That is a bit trickier, but here it is, in two parts
(1) This formula will return the last day of the month of NEXT month.
=IF(MONTH(Date@row) > 10, DATE(YEAR(Date@row) + 1, MONTH(Date@row)  10, 1)  1, DATE(YEAR(Date@row), MONTH(Date@row) + 2, 1)  1)
(2) This formula will take the results of (1) and return the previous Monday (the last Monday of the month)
=IF(WEEKDAY(EOM@row) = 1, EOM@row  6, EOM@row  WEEKDAY(EOM@row) + 2)
You can combine these into one formula by replacing all "EOM@row" in (2) with the formula in (1).
Because there are 4 of them, I would either
a) not do that
b) create the EOM column and replace the formula for each EOM@row one at a time to ensure nothing gets broken.
Craig

Hi Craig, I was able to create the formula by combining both parts into one and got the result I needed. Thanks so much! Now one last question (I promise), if I am given a date, what should I do to calculate the first date of the following month? Essentially, it needs to default to the first of the next month following the given date, so if the date I have is February 24th then my result needs to be March 1st.
Thanks again for the assistance!

Here is one way
=IF(MONTH(Date@row) = 12, DATE(YEAR(Date@row) + 1, 1, 1), DATE(YEAR(Date@row), MONTH(Date@row) + 1, 1))
Craig

In addition to this information, I am looking to find the previous Monday for any date MondaySunday of the following week. So if the previous Monday was 10/5/20, it would show 10/5/20 in a cell until it reached 10/12/20. The formula: =IF(ISDATE(Date@row), IF(WEEKDAY(Date@row) = 7, Date@row, Date@row  WEEKDAY(Date@row)  5)) works except for Saturdays. What adjustments do I need to make here to acommodate for the weekends?

Try
=EVENT_DATE  MOD(EVENT_DATE  (DATE(1900, 1, 1)), 7) for the Monday before. Add 7 for the Monday after.
Also works with TODAY()
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