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    Default Date formulas

    I am having a hard time figuring this out please help...

    I have four cells:
    one cell uses a manual date entry we will call that one a1
    The second cell uses a formula to input current date a2 =sum(today())
    Third cell uses a formula to figure the days between the two dates and adds 1 =sum(a2-a1+1)
    I want to set up the fourth cell so that my workers can enter a y and it will stop a2 at the current day its on basically date stamp it. Can I do this and if so can someone help me with the formula I would use?

    Thank you for your help!

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    Default Re: Date formulas

    you can use a datestamp formula - which uses circular reference - but could give you other issues ,if you do have unintentional circular reference

    have a read of these two sites - for setting a time/date stamp

    Create A Timestamp In Excel With Formulas
    How to insert timestamps in excel sheet using formulas | - Learn Microsoft Excel Online

    Using Excel Version 365 for Mac

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