How do I get conditional formatting rules to update based on "today" as the date.

12/17/21
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Hi All!

I have conditional formatting set up that is looking for tasks that are due to start today (see first picture below). I chose the "Today" button when I set these up, but they populated today's date and they don't automatically update when I open the project plan after initial set up. In the help library, the example shows that I should be able to use "today" in the formula...see second picture below highlighted item. How do it set that up? Thanks in advance! Patti



Best Answer

  • Jeff M.Jeff M. ✭✭
    Answer ✓

    When selecting the start date column, there should be an option for 'is today'. The following conditions would be start date 'is in the past'. This method should remove the option to select an actual date.

Answers

  • Jeff M.Jeff M. ✭✭
    Answer ✓

    When selecting the start date column, there should be an option for 'is today'. The following conditions would be start date 'is in the past'. This method should remove the option to select an actual date.

  • Thank you! I completely missed that option. Patti

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