Auto drag down TODAY formula
Hello! I have a sheet with a column designated to always show the =TODAY(0) formula. However, I noticed that when new rows are added, I have to manually drag down the formula. Is there a way to autopopulate the column and lock it so each new row will always have this formula?
Thanks!
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Put the formula in the cell of row 1 and hit enter, rightclick to get the context menu to appear, and choose the last option to 'convert to column formula'. This should set the column up. Click the down arrow just above the first row (the narrow gray row above the header text row) and choose 'lock column' so only admin can change this. If you want to edit the cell formula you have to rightclick the cell to edit the formula since it is a column formula.
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Put the formula in the cell of row 1 and hit enter, rightclick to get the context menu to appear, and choose the last option to 'convert to column formula'. This should set the column up. Click the down arrow just above the first row (the narrow gray row above the header text row) and choose 'lock column' so only admin can change this. If you want to edit the cell formula you have to rightclick the cell to edit the formula since it is a column formula.

Thank you both so much! Didn't know this was a capability in Smartsheet. Exactly what I needed.
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