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# Calculate future date

Posted on 2013-12-25
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Folks,
I have a formula B6/F6 that tells me how many months I have left on a load.
What I would like to do is calculate when the ending month and year would be
based upon the number of months left from 1/01/2014
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Question by:Frank Freese
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Raheman M. Abdul earned 500 total points
ID: 39739316
use the formula
=edate("1/01/2014",B6)

Edate is the function taking start date and the no of months to add or subtract

use -B6 (negative value) to substract months

If you just need month use the month() function and similarly year() function for year

eg. =month(edate("1/01/2014",B6))
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Author Comment

ID: 39739318
Thanks
I'll try both then decide
Good job
Merry Christmas
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Author Closing Comment

ID: 39739319
great job!
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