Is there a way to Force a Date or Time?

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Is there a way to Force a Date or Time?

I am trying to have some date fields auto-populate based on some restrictions. Date Columns 2, 3 and 4 would be dependent on Date column 1.

For example:

An Inspection must always occur at least 2 days after Work Start. If I enter Work Start to be 1/20/2020, I want the Inspection Date to auto-populate to 1/22/2020. Inspection Date could be adjusted for a later date, but not an earlier date.

Answers

  • Andrée StaråAndrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi Brigette,

    Try something like this.

    Be aware that if you change the date in the Inspection Date, it will delete the formula.

    =[Work Start]@row + 2
    

    The same version but with the below changes for your and others convenience.

    =[Work Start]@row + 2
    

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

    Did it work?

    I hope that helps!

    Have a fantastic week!

    Best,

    Andrée Starå

    Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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    Best,

    Andrée Starå

    Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

  • I am not seeing any commas or semi-colons in your formula. I entered as-is and received "#UNPARSEABLE".

  • Andrée StaråAndrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭

    They aren't needed in that formula, but you'll need to replace the column name to what your is.

    Make sense?

    Maybe I've misunderstood your question?

    Best,

    Andrée Starå

    Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

  • Yes, I have entered the formula this way, but receive INVALID.


    =[Work Schedule Start]@row + 2

  • Andrée StaråAndrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭

    Is the formula in a date column and the Work Schedule Start on the same row?

    Can you share a screenshot?

    What's the exact error message?

    Best,

    Andrée Starå

    Workflow Consultant / CEO @ WORK BOLD

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