# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I would like to create the following 2 formulas within a workbook: Formula 1: Display this month's pay dates (starting from 3/24/2018 and every other Friday thereafter) in cells E4, F4 (and if applicable, cell G4). Formula 2: If any day of the month listed in cells E6 - E 16 falls after the date listed in E4, highlight red the row that lists the date. (I will duplicate this for F4 to affect cells E18-E42). I am not sure how to proceed.
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Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 07:48
User 24/03/2018 - 07:50
Hi, I am unfamiliar with how to make formulas. I hope to make one and by proxy of trying to solve this, learn a little bit more about Excel. I am trying to streamline my own finances at the end of the month. I know this might take a while to solve, and I may have more questions after, and may sign up to continue working on this.
User 24/03/2018 - 07:50
or other problems in the future.
User 24/03/2018 - 07:50
I would like to create the following 2 formulas within a workbook: Formula 1: Display this month's pay dates (starting from 3/24/2018 and every other Friday thereafter) in cells E4, F4 (and if applicable, cell G4). Formula 2: If any day of the month listed in cells E6 - E 16 falls after the date listed in E4, highlight red the row that lists the date. (I will duplicate this for F4 to affect cells E18-E42).
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 07:52
User 24/03/2018 - 07:52
I would prefer not to because it has a bunch of numbers that I would prefer not to share.
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 07:52
if you was working on it
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 07:52
ok
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 07:55
Let me think a bit about what you need...
User 24/03/2018 - 07:55
sure
User 24/03/2018 - 07:55
I can add some values to help
User 24/03/2018 - 07:55
illustrate what I mean
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 07:55
User 24/03/2018 - 07:59
I just need a formula that will count every other Friday's actual date in ##/##/####
User 24/03/2018 - 08:00
starting on 03/23/2018
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:00
ok
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:00
I see
User 24/03/2018 - 08:01
In my mind, I can do it. It will be like this: 03/23/2018, 04/06/2018, 04/20/2018, 05/04/2018, 05/18/2018, and so on
User 24/03/2018 - 08:02
but depending on the month, it will be a different day
User 24/03/2018 - 08:03
For instance, in April it is the 6th and 20th.
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:03
I know, i m close to sort it out....
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:07
I have finnished
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:07
Change value in A1
User 24/03/2018 - 08:08
Oh Interesting
User 24/03/2018 - 08:10
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:10
Does it work how you expected ?
User 24/03/2018 - 08:12
It does work very well. I am wondering if there is a way that if the month in cell A1 is 05, that it will continue to display the current month's dates?
User 24/03/2018 - 08:13
But maybe it doesn't need to. I am trying to figure it out.
User 24/03/2018 - 08:13
This way may be better.
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:14
Its not easy to set it. I think this work fine for you. Glad to helped you. Have a nice day.
User 24/03/2018 - 08:16
Thank you
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:16
You are welcome
Excelchat Expert 24/03/2018 - 08:28
Another question (formula2 - red row...) will be answered in next session.

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