Formula: If Status Changes to Something After Date

SYSPK ✭✭✭✭✭✭
edited 12/09/19 in Formulas and Functions

I'd like help in creating a formula that depends on another cell changing to a specific status, not if it is that status already.

E.g. to have a checkbox get checked if the status balls of a neighboring cell turn red (after a certain time and date- the time and date of which I input the formula), but not if they were red already.


Thank you



  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭


    Try this.

    =IF(AND(Symbols@row = "red"; TODAY() = [After Date]@row); 1; 0)

    After Date is the column with the date that you want the checkbox to get checked if the RYG is red. (unfortunately, there isn't an easy hour option but it could probably be done with some helper columns) Also, it's important that you know that the checkbox will only get checked if the sheet is opened.

    Symbols are the RYG column

    Depending on your country you’ll need to exchange the comma to a period and the semi-colon to a comma.

    Would that work for you?

    I hope this helps you!


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