Excel/Excel auto Timesheet
QUESTION: Hello sir,
I am creating a time-sheet where i need a solution for the following,
1.) i have a validation list from where if i select anything, then in the next cell we see the time which i have created by using "if" and "=Now()" formula, But the time captured will not get freeze. it will change the time if i select second item from the validation list
Can you please help me how to freeze the time automatically (without using Ctrl + shift + :)
ANSWER: Hello Sainath,
There are two ways to handle this:
1. Instead of using Now function, you can try using the keyboard shortcuts: Ctrl + ; updates the date, Ctrl + Shift + ; (effectively Ctrl + :) updates the time stamp.
This will mean that every time you update the data, you will need to press Ctrl + ; to update the date and time. This potentially means more work.
2. Alternatively, you could try using a macro to do the job for you.
Hope this helps,
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QUESTION: Thank you very much for your reply sir,
I want to freeze the time automatically (without using Ctrl + shift + :)
I am OK for macro and i know the code as
Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
But here this maco will run every time i change the cell
I want to use it like if i select "Yes" then and only then this Private Sub will run
Can you mail me a format of your file, I have one idea that might work, but it's hard to explain it, I can build it into your format and send it to you.
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