TODAY function in Excel

Excel Date and Time Functions return a dynamic date or time in a cell.

How to calculate next day of week in Excel

To return the next specific day of week (i.e. the next Wednesday, or Friday, or Monday) with a given start date, you can use a formula based on the WEEKDAY function. Formula =date+7-WEEKDAY(date+7-dow) Explanation  In the example shown, the formula in D6 is: =B6+7-WEEKDAY(B6+7-2) Where B6 contains the date Friday, January 16, 2015, and 2 represents Monday, the “dow”…. read more »

How to calculate next scheduled event in Excel

To get the next scheduled event from a list of events with dates, you can use an array formula based on the MIN and TODAY functions to find the next date, and INDEX and MATCH  to display the event on that date. Formula {=MIN(IF((range>=TODAY()),range))} Note: this is an array formula and must be entered with Control +… read more »

Count dates in current month in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count dates in current month in Excel using example below. To count dates in the current month, you can use a formula based on the COUNTIFS or SUMPRODUCT function as explained below. Formula =COUNTIFS(range,”>=”&EOMONTH(TODAY(),-1)+1,range,”<“&EOMONTH(TODAY(),0)+1) Explanation In the example shown above, the formula in E7 is: =COUNTIFS(dates,”>=”&EOMONTH(TODAY(),-1)+1,dates,”<“&EOMONTH(TODAY(),0)+1) Where “dates” is the named… read more »

Get age from birthday in Excel

This tutorial shows how to get age from birthday in Excel using example below. If you need to calculate a person’s age from their birth date, you can do so with the YEARFRAC, INT, and TODAY functions. As stated in the formula below, birthdate is the person’s birthday with year, and TODAY supplies the date… read more »

Steps to create Dynamic calendar grid in Excel

This tutorial show how to  create Dynamic calendar grid in Excel using the example below. You can set up dynamic calendar grid on an Excel worksheet with a series of formulas, as explained in this article. Explanation of how this formula works In the example shown, the formula in B6 is: =start-CHOOSE(WEEKDAY(start),0,1,2,3,4,5,6) where “start” is the named… read more »

Dynamic date list in Excel

This tutorial show how to Dynamic date list in Excel using the example below. To create a dynamic date list, you can use a formula that increments a start date to create and display additional dates.  Formula =start+ROWS(exp_rng)-1-offset Explanation of how this formula works In the example shown, the formula in B5 is: =start+ROWS($B$5:B5)-1-offset where “start” is… read more »

Display the current date and time in Excel

This tutorial show how to Display the current date and time in Excel using the example below. If you need to display the current date and time in a worksheet, you can use the NOW function. The date and time will update whenever the worksheet is recalculated or opened. Formula =NOW() Explanation of how this formula… read more »

Display the current date in Excel

This tutorial show how to Display the current date in Excel using the example below. If you need to display the current date in a worksheet, you can use the TODAY function. This date will update whenever the worksheet is recalculated or opened.  Formula =TODAY() Explanation of how this formula works Simply enter the formula above… read more »

Display Days until expiration date in Excel

This tutorial show how to Display Days until expiration date in Excel using the example below. To calculate the days until an expiration date, you can use a simple formula based on the TODAY function. Formula =A1-TODAY() Explanation of how this formula works In the example shown, the formula in C6 is: =B6-TODAY() Dates in Excel… read more »

Display Date is same month in Excel

This tutorial show how to Display Date is same month in Excel using the example below. To test two dates to see they both have the same month, you can do so with a simple formula that uses the MONTH function.  Formula =MONTH(date1)=MONTH(date2) Explanation of how this formula works In the example shown, the formula in… read more »

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