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I have a formula in a cell that is =TODAY()-F2. this is telling me how many days left an advertiser has until their add expires.  I want to us an if statement in an adjacent cell that says if the number in the =TODAY()-F2 cell is less than 15 true would be "send" if false would be "no" So I would be able to look at my table on a daily basis and see if I need to send out renewals.

col c          col. d          col. e          col.f

Remaining Time   "RenewalNotice"   Start Date   End Date
53          Send Notice   30-Apr-14   30-Sep-14

remaining time formula: =TODAY()-F2

So if I want the number, end result of =TODAY()-F2, If 53 is less than 15...then true, send notice if 53 is bigger than 15, false would be no.

I think the remaining time formula is actually f2-today() as otherwise you'd end up with a negative number, but that aside


should do what you want.  I MIGHT be inclined to do


instead which would ONLY populate the lines needing to be sent (making it stand out more).    Is there also a need to record when you sent the renewal notice (to then show that you have sent it, or perhaps need to send a reminder?)
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