Date Calculation Formula to Return Friday of Week Calculated
I'm looking to return the Friday of the week that my date calculation result falls.
For instance, I have a formula that calculates a Start Date by using "Due Date"  40 WORKDAYS. I need to then have the result show the Friday of that week. My first WORKDAY formula works fine on its own, but not with IF(WEEKDAY...... added.
Based on other searches I tried:
=WORKDAY([Due Date]955, 40) + IF(WEEKDAY (WORKDAY ([Due Date]955), 40) <6, "6"))
Also tried:
=IF(WEEKDAY(WORKDAY([Due Date (Pagination)]959, 45)) < 6, 6)
Neither worked. How do I enter this formula?
Best Answer

This may not be the most elegant solution, but it gets the job done for me.
First, place a helper column with the formula below; in this example the helper column is named "Column":
=WORKDAY([Due Date]@row, 40)
Next, in the Start Date column, place the following formula:
=IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 1, (Column@row + 5), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 2, (Column@row + 4), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 3, (Column@row + 3), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 4, (Column@row + 2), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 5, (Column@row + 1), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 6, (Column@row), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 7, (Column@row + 6))))))))
Note that Saturday and Sunday are included in the above formula.
Answers

This may not be the most elegant solution, but it gets the job done for me.
First, place a helper column with the formula below; in this example the helper column is named "Column":
=WORKDAY([Due Date]@row, 40)
Next, in the Start Date column, place the following formula:
=IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 1, (Column@row + 5), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 2, (Column@row + 4), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 3, (Column@row + 3), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 4, (Column@row + 2), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 5, (Column@row + 1), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 6, (Column@row), IF(WEEKDAY(Column@row) = 7, (Column@row + 6))))))))
Note that Saturday and Sunday are included in the above formula.

Thanks for getting back to me. I'll try that out. I was thinking a helper column may be needed, but was trying to avoid the extra column on the sheet. As long as it works, it will do.
Thanks so much!
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