Formula for at-risk flag, due within 3 days



I would like to have my at-risk flag turn red when 1) a due date is within 3 days or past the due date and 2) its not completed. I am using the below formula but it doesn't work:

=IF(AND([End Date]3 < TODAY(-3), NOT(Status3 = "Complete")), 1, 0)

I tried it with making it TODAY() and it works for overdue items, but I'd like a little more "heads up".

Thanks for any suggestion!


  • Christina09
    Christina09 ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @learnSmart

    Your formula looks like it will work, not sure why it didn't. Anyways, try this:

    =IF(AND([End Date]@row < TODAY(-3), Status@row <> "Complete"), 1, 0)

    Hope this works for you.

  • learnSmart

    Unfortunately that didn't work but I think it helped me get to more understanding so I think I figured it out. I changed the (-3) to (3), so I believe I was thinking about it incorrectly. I wanted to be notified of a date three days *in the future* which is positive as opposed to three days past which would be a negative approach. It's still acting a little funny with dates around the weekend but I think changing from negative to positive works. Thank you!

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