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A formula to countdown dates given a time span that is specific

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    A formula to countdown dates given a time span that is specific

    Hi there, I need some help to find a formula that counts down days. I.e. if some attends specific training that has to be done annually or every two or three years, I need to be able to put in the date of the last time they attended and then a formula to countdown to show how long is left before they need to re-attend. Is there anyone who can help with this? It would be much appreciated.

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    Re: A formula to countdown dates given a time span that is specific

    try something like =today()-the-date-you-want-test or =now()-the-date-you-want-test
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    Re: A formula to countdown dates given a time span that is specific

    Try something like:

    =EDATE(A2,12)-TODAY()

    where A2 holds the date last tested
    replace the 12 with a cell ref if you prefer

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    Thanks to all for their help.

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    Re: A formula to countdown dates given a time span that is specific

    You're welcome. Thanks for the 'star tap'.

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