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I need to make it so that when I enter a state's abbreviation in one column it adds a specific number of days to a date listed in the previous column. ie: ship date 4.10.18 if the state is NE the next column adds 2 days to the ship date, making the next available delivery date.

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Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 01:53

Hi, how could i help you ?

User
10/04/2018 - 01:53

I need to make it so that when I enter a state's abbreviation in one column it adds a specific number of days to a date listed in the previous column. ie: ship date 4.10.18 if the state is NE the next column adds 2 days to the ship date, making the next available delivery date.

User
10/04/2018 - 01:54

the days added are determined by the state

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 01:54

could you send me your document pls ?

User
10/04/2018 - 01:55

Copied and pasted what I have - will get you the states

User
10/04/2018 - 01:57

So I need the next date available to auto populate based on the state entered in column C

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 01:58

You enterd data in column B ?

User
10/04/2018 - 01:59

So for instance tank 7525 shipped yesterday the state is NE and the next available ship date is 4/11

User
10/04/2018 - 01:59

ship date we enter then we enter the state then the next date available adds the days to the ship date based on the state that was entered

User
10/04/2018 - 02:01

But if you say OR, it adds 9 days

User
10/04/2018 - 02:01

Per the list I pasted

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:02

now i understand

User
10/04/2018 - 02:02

:)

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:03

Are there more than 13 state's abbreviation ?

User
10/04/2018 - 02:03

No I just need these

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:03

great!

User
10/04/2018 - 02:03

This is all we ship to for now

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:09

i will be finished soon

User
10/04/2018 - 02:10

No worries

User
10/04/2018 - 02:24

So is it looking good?

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:24

let me check a little bit

User
10/04/2018 - 02:25

Okay thanks, I can edit - the +4 is NE and WI, not WI and WI - but I can fix those things

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:27

pls add +4 in formula

User
10/04/2018 - 02:29

I don't know what you mean - you fixed it

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:29

ok

User
10/04/2018 - 02:31

Well I don't know if you did - that part of the formula looks different than the others. You didn't do + behind any other state abbreviations

User
10/04/2018 - 02:31

but I know you are working on it

User
10/04/2018 - 02:31

:)

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:31

i ve finnished

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:32

its not clear what do you want if you enter "NE".

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:32

if the state is NE the next column adds 2 OR 4 days to the ship date, making the next available delivery date.

User
10/04/2018 - 02:32

Add 4

User
10/04/2018 - 02:34

It's because you have NE in there twice.

User
10/04/2018 - 02:34

Its only 4 days to add

User
10/04/2018 - 02:35

I took it out.

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:36

i think its fine now everything

User
10/04/2018 - 02:36

What do I need to do now?

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:36

pls check it.

User
10/04/2018 - 02:36

Okay

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:37

change abb. in column C and check if the columd D is ok

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:39

Is there anything I can do for you today ?

User
10/04/2018 - 02:40

No it looks good. Thank you

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:40

It's my pleasure.
Please come back and see us soon!

User
10/04/2018 - 02:41

So do I just copy the formula?

Excelchat Expert
10/04/2018 - 02:41

yea, watch the row!

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