Date issue

txoxmxaxsx

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Hi

Im trying to set a few KPIs and need help with dates.

I have a cell with a value that represents the days left in a contract. I need this value to get updated everyday.

For example if a contract has 30 days left I want the cell to show 30 today, 29 tomorrow and so on and so forth.

Thanks in advance for the help guys.
 

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if the date the project ends is in cell A1 then the cell with days left should be:

=A1 - TODAY()

and formatted as a number
 

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With an end date in A1 try

=A1-TODAY()

and format as Number.
 

txoxmxaxsx

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A1 is not a day but a number, as I explained on the example. I need that number to decrease 1 by day.

Thanks
 

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read the 2 posts above carefully :)
if the date the project ends is in cell A1 then the cell with days left should be:
=A1 - TODAY()
and formatted as a number
With an end date in A1 try
=A1-TODAY()
and format as Number.
i will try again:
where is the end date of the project?
if it is in cell C1:
then put in A1 this formula:
=C1 - TODAY()
and format cell A1 as a number.

if the end date is not in C1 but in other cell replace C1 in the formula above with the address of the cell where the end date is.
did i manage to explain and be understood?
 

txoxmxaxsx

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Days left on a given contract has little to do with time. It actually depends on a money pool that gets depleted month after month. So my days left cell is formula based. I need that number to get refreshed every day so I know when a contract is about to end and take action.

Thanks
 

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i don't think you will find the answer if don't succeed to explain clearly what you're after.
 

txoxmxaxsx

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Column C2 has a number which represents days till a contract is over.
This number is calculated by dividing the contract amount left by the monthly fee(may vary each month). This way I get days left till contract amount is 0.
I need that number to get refreshed every day.

For example.
Contract x has $1000. Each month we bill $200. Assuming that number soesnt change the contract will last 5 months(150 days). I need that number(150) to get updated every day so I know much time I have before the contract runs out.

Hope this clears things up
 

bobsan42

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yes, this makes it clear.
you only need to define one more parameter: the date of the last payment
when this is done the formula must be something like:
DaysLeft= contract amount left/monthly fee - (Today()-date of the last payment)

now you should replace the italic text with the necessary cell references and you're good to go.
hope this is it what you're looking for.
 
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