Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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trying to copy over a name and primary date from one row of sheet 1 to sheet 2 if it meets the following criteria: a secondary date field located on sheet 1 is left blank for 15 days or more beyond the primary date field. Sheet 2 is the list of everyone who still does not have the secondary date field fulfilled, but the names and original dates only populate if the secondary date field is not fulfilled after 15 days from the primary date.
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Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:07
Hello :)
User 30/01/2018 - 07:08
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:08
Can you explain the criteria a little further?
User 30/01/2018 - 07:09
User 30/01/2018 - 07:11
I have a list of names that will need two things verified. The date of the person's evaluation and the date that the person's evaluation was approved. Approval of the evaluation should happen within 15 days of the evaluation, but in the event that the approval is not found, I want a second sheet in the workbook to populate all the names and original evaluation dates that have been outstanding for more than 15 days
User 30/01/2018 - 07:11
I'm sure there
User 30/01/2018 - 07:12
will be some type of lookup and edate functions used, but that's about where I'm stuck... because the function needs to pull data over that is left blank for more than 15 days past the original date, I'm stuck finding the right formulas to make this happen
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:13
Okay, so if the cell that is looking for the 15-day test is going to be filled in, then you will need something other than formulas.
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:14
It almost sounds like you will need to use VBA (custom code) to solve this.
User 30/01/2018 - 07:14
For example, John and Jane Doe have had evaluations done more than 15 days ago but do not have the MD signed date. The MD signed date is left blank because it hasnt happened yet, so their names and the original eval date should be populated in sheet 2
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:14
Okay, what happens once they have MD signed?
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:15
Oh, wait, nevermind.
User 30/01/2018 - 07:15
Once they have MD signed date populated, they no longer meet the search criteria and are removed from the list on sheet 2
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:15
Since we are talking about comparing dates, that can be done by formula.
User 30/01/2018 - 07:15
even if the compared date is just a blank?
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:15
That can be part of the formula.
User 30/01/2018 - 07:15
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:16
So no matter what happens (even if date is >15 days), once MD signed has a date, the record is removed from Sheet1.
User 30/01/2018 - 07:17
removed from sheet 2 where all the incomplete signatures > 15 days are populated. yes
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:17
Okay, what happens on Sheet1?
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:17
imput data?
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:17
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:17
User 30/01/2018 - 07:18
sheet 1 is input data that will be kept for internal records, the meaty part of the data
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:18
I see.
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:18
What is the max number of records you will have?
User 30/01/2018 - 07:18
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:19
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:19
If you don't want to have any spaces in the data, we will still have to solve this using VBA which will require a new session using the VBA/Macro problem description. Is that okay>
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:19
User 30/01/2018 - 07:20
that is alright. can we do that?
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:20
Yes, absolutely. Please end this session and then repost with VBA/Macro as the question type.
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:20
I'll start working on the code so that we don't lose any time.
Excelchat Expert 30/01/2018 - 07:20
thank you :)
User 30/01/2018 - 07:20
ok thank you!

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