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Hi experts excel 2007

Need a if formula to do the following..

If a2 has the txt complete then b2 equals todsys date format 01/02/2014 if a2 does not have the txt complete then d2.
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Question by:route217
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by:Naresh Patel
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txt complete

what do u mean by this?
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by:route217
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The word complete. .in cell
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Santosh Gupta earned 2000 total points
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try

=IF(A2="Complete",TEXT(TODAY(),"dd/mm/yyyy"),D2)
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by:route217
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Hi gupta

Thanks for the formula but I am getting date as 00/01/1900. .
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by:Naresh Patel
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I guess I am late in reply... :)  enjoy
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by:route217
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My fault. .fixed
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by:clarkscott
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format column B as date  (mm/dd/yyyy)

In column B:

=if(A2 = "COMPLETE", Now(), D2)

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