Calculate date given current number of days in advance

charlesstricklin

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I'm not able to calculate the date (accurately) I should run out of an item using the formula:

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Code:
=TODAY()+N2[COLOR=#222222][FONT=Verdana]

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where the values in column N represent the number of days I have left for an item. I've been fumbling along with other date-related functions, but nothing works. What am I not seeing?
 

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Rick Rothstein

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I'm not able to calculate the date (accurately) I should run out of an item
We cannot see your worksheet... show us some examples of numbers in Column N and the inaccurate dates being calculated from them.
 

charlesstricklin

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Thanks, Rick, I was going to create a side-by-side comparison of how I thought the formula was failed, and then lo and behold, =TODAY()+N2 started calculating things properly. I can't explain it. But I do thank you for taking the moment to follow up on my question.
 

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