Insert data to the right of last days data

Could an expert help me out with this one please

I have attached a file that has sheet 1 and sheet 2. Think of sheet 1 as the starting point and sheet 2 after the code has bee run.

Each day the report is run and each day I need to add a new column to the right of the last day working days data. So on sheet 1 you will see there are 3 days 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4

So today I need VBA code that will insert today to the right of 3/4 and include all of the conditional formats that are in the cells.  I also need there to be 3 blank columns between the last day and the column headed 'Type'

Sheet 2 is what I need it to look like after the Macro has run.

I hope that explains it clearly.

Thanks in advance
Insert.xlsx
JagwarmanAsked:
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JagwarmanAuthor Commented:
An add on to the above info is:

1) I have uploaded a new file because the dates in the original could cause confusion so I have changed to dates in May as they originally showed April.

2) The file will be used for the entire month so when we move into a new month the first working day of the new month needs to start in column J and all other dates from previous month needs to be cleared.

Many thanks
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JagwarmanAuthor Commented:
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Robberbaron (robr)Commented:
try this code.

note that it needs two named cells.  month_start and month_today.
'version 1.  robberbaron @ ee   7/May/2015
Sub AddToday()
'
    Dim wsA As Worksheet
    
    Set wsA = ActiveSheet
    If Day(Now()) = 1 Then
        'delete all the current cells
        Range(Range("month_start").Offset(0, 1), Range("month_today")).EntireColumn.Select
        Selection.Delete
        Range("month_start").EntireColumn.Select
        Application.CutCopyMode = False
        Selection.ClearContents
        
        'set new column & insert
        Range("month_start").EntireColumn.Offset(0, 2).Select
        Selection.Insert Shift:=xlToRight

        
        'save new today cell
        lastcell = "=" & Range("month_start").Address(ReferenceStyle:=xlR1C1, External:=True)
        
    Else
        'select the column to copy
        Range("month_today").EntireColumn.Select
        Selection.Copy
        
        'set new column & insert
        Range("month_today").EntireColumn.Offset(0, 1).Select
        Selection.Insert Shift:=xlToRight
        
        Application.CutCopyMode = False
        Selection.ClearContents
        
        'save new today cell
        lastcell = "=" & Range("month_today").Offset(0, 1).Address(ReferenceStyle:=xlR1C1, External:=True)
    
    End If

    
    wsA.Names("month_today").Delete
    wsA.Names.Add Name:="month_today", RefersToR1C1:=lastcell
    
    Range("month_today").Value = Int(Now())
    'ActiveCell.FormulaR1C1 = "5/7/2015"
    Range("month_today").Select
End Sub

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SANTABABYSoftware ProfessionalCommented:
Attached is an XLSM file with code in Module1 and a button to execute the code from the first sheet.
Insert-SB.xlsm
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JagwarmanAuthor Commented:
robertbaron

I get Run-time error '1004' : Method 'Range' of object'_Global' failed at this line of code with your macro

Range("month_today").EntireColumn.Select

is that because I have to put month_start and month_today inspecific cells?
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Robberbaron (robr)Commented:
yes.  look at my example sheet.

name J3 as month_start.
name the last cell (eg K3/L3) as month_today.

they get reassigned as necessary by the macro,
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JagwarmanAuthor Commented:
both excellent thank you
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