Sheet Summary Dailies


I am trying to track daily hours in a sheet summary for a number of employees. They currently populate their hours into the sheet each day. I am trying to create a sheet summary that pulls the current days hours for each employee that I can then create a report and further export into an excel.

I am trying to find the best way to automate this rather than searching through the sheet everyday and manually entering hours into an excel sheet.

Any ideas? I was trying to use a VLOOKUP function but no luck.

Please help!


  • Andrée Starå
    Andrée Starå ✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Hi @Sidonia Posteuca

    I hope you're well and safe!

    My suggestion would be to create a so-called Master Metrics Sheet and collect the information from the main sheet by using cross-sheet formulas and then use the send as attachment feature on a schedule to send you a daily excel sheet with what you need.

    Make sense?

    Would that work/help?

    I hope that helps!

    Be safe and have a fantastic week!


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  • Sidonia Posteuca

    Yes. Thank you.

    My next question: How do you do a VLOOKUP formula to capture the value in a cell based on today's date. So I have an Hours column for each employee and a Date column for each day. This is what I have so far..

    =VLOOKUP(1, [Rich Fry]1:[Rich Fry]209, [DATE FORMULA]1:[DATE FORMULA]209, TODAY())

    What am I doing wrong?

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