Today minus a date field
allison.bastone24911
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What am I doing wrong?
=Today()  [Column 5]@row
Column 5 is a date field.
This is giving me an #DATE EXPECTED error
Answers

Make sure that when you hit enter on the cell your lower case is converted to all caps. The formulas are formatted as follows:
=TODAY()  [Column 5]@row
The #DATE EXPECTED error is defined as follows:
Formula Error Messages  Smartsheet Learning Center
Check that your Column 5 is formatted to a date and not defined as a text/number:
 Right click on the column header
 Select Edit Column Properties
 Select Column Type "Date"
 Optional: You will want to click restrict to dates only

Thank you! Although I had everything about as you outlined...I realized my formula would not be returning a date...so I needed to move the formula to a text/number field in order for it to work. Thanks for the brainstorm!
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