Searching by date

tagman

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Some colleagues have a roster that has one sheet per month and each day has a separate line on this roster. Each one of these days has a note explaining any variations to the roster. What I would like to do is transfer these notes to another file as simply as possibly. What I like to know is, is there a way to search across the whole 12 sheet workbook for today's date. I'd like to avoid using macros if possible because of the security settings on the company machines.
 

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cjcobra

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Highlight all the sheets, and FIND (ctrl-F) today's date. It will search all the ones you have selected.
 

tagman

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That's helped a bit because I now know how to select all the sheets. I wonder though if there is a formula I can use across the different sheets to pick the info up. I'm using this formula where all the arrays and look-up values a the ones I'm looking for

=INDEX($A$1:$B$11,MATCH(Today(),$B$1:$B$11,0),MATCH("comments",$1:$1,0))
 

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