# Excel/Need Formula

Question
Hi,

I do a weekly report for each of the weeks in each month. At the end of a month.

Cell C6 contains the week ending date, which is on Saturday, until the end of the month when it could fall on any day.

Cells F9 to L9 have the day headers
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thur Fri Sat

Cells F10 to L10 is where I manually key in the date.
Since the report is month specific, I only key in dates that are in the weeks of the month that I am currently reporting on. Cells in F10 to L10 that have no date I put --- and cells that have dates I put mm/dd/yr.

What I hope to accomplish is that once I put my week ending date in Cell C6, Cells F10 to L10 will automatically populate with the appropriate dates or --- if there is no date.

Example for week ending Saturday February 2, 2013

C6
Saturday February 2, 2013

F9   G9   H9   I9   J9     K9        L9
SUN  MON  TUE  WED  THUR   FRI       SAT
---  ---  ---  ---  ---    2/1/2013  2/2/2013

Kindest regards,

Bob

Bob,

In cell F10, put in this formula:

=IF(\$C\$6="","",IF(\$C\$6=DATE(YEAR(\$C\$6),MONTH(\$C\$6)+1,0),IF(COLUMN()-5<=WEEKDAY(\$C\$6),\$C\$6-(WEEKDAY(\$C\$6)-(COLUMN()-5)),"---"),IF(MONTH(\$C\$6-(12-COLUMN()))=MONTH(\$C\$6),\$C\$6-(12-COLUMN()),"---")))

then select F10 and drag fill to the right to cell L10.

this will do what you describe

I am assuming the cell C6 will contain either a Saturday date or the date of the last day of the month.

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy
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 Rating(1-10) Knowledgeability = 10 Clarity of Response = 10 Politeness = 10 Comment Answer was exactly what I was looking for. I will be able to more quickly and more accurately prepare my report. Thank you very much for the wonderful assistance and experience.

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