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Tying sheets and Automatic Age Counting

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    Tying sheets and Automatic Age Counting

    Hi,

    I'm new to excel apart from the simplist of spreadsheets but I know it is a power tool and I would like to use it to its full advantage.

    I have a workbook that I would like to connect the data from the first sheet to the rest of the sheets. So I could change a figure in a column in sheet1 and it would automaticly update the rest of sheets that corressponds to that column.

    Also I would like to know if there is a formula that could auto age/count from a specific date for example:

    say the date was 2008-01-25 in column G and age to the present date would be 21 days in column I and the next day it would automaticly update it to 22 days and so on.

    I'm not sure if this is possible.

    thanks in advance

    Baz
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    This formula will link a cell toA1 in Sheet 1

    To get the number of days use this formula, assuming you have the original date in A1.
    =TODAY()-A1
    Hope that helps.

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    here is what I would like to acheive

    Part ID Part Description HUB-ID Free Stock Status Date Received Age

    540-6 assy rack * CW037 29 * STCK *2008-02-04 8

    Then the next day it will automaticly read as follows:

    Part ID Part Description HUB-ID Free Stock Status Date Received Age

    540-6 assy rack CW037 29 STCK 2008-02-04 9

    I only want the age to change automaticly like some kind of day counter

    thanks

    Baz

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    I can't tell what you want. Can you attach an example workbook, you will need to zip it.

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    Hi roy

    here is the workbook i'm working on its the sheets titled hub id that have the date and age. I just want the age to change everyday so when I add a part on the sheet I will put the date I received it and the age would start at 0 and the next day would be 1 and count up each day until the part is taken from the stock.

    thanks

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    How are you entering the datas/ They are not entered as dates.

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    They are American dates that are copy and pasted from another data base.

    I dont mind adjusting them but as long as they stay in American format.

    thanks
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    You will need to re-enter them I think. Excel does not seem to recognise them as dates. You can create a Custom date format. From the Format menu select Cells, then scroll down the category list to Custom. In the Type box enter yyyy-dd-yy. Then click OK.

    The formula that I gave you will work when you key in the dates.

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