Excel - COLUMN Function Problem - Expert Solution

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I need to make it so when no data has been entered to a specific column in 6 months the data will reset back to 0
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Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:30
Hi…Welcome to Got It Pro
User 10/04/2018 - 05:30
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:31
Do you have any specific data or file to share to illustrate this ?
User 10/04/2018 - 05:31
no I can try to explain what I am doing
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:32
sure...please do
User 10/04/2018 - 05:32
I am tracking employee points for being late to work or missing work
User 10/04/2018 - 05:32
when an employee misses work it is 1 point
User 10/04/2018 - 05:32
late is .5 points
User 10/04/2018 - 05:33
these points add up unless they have not gotten any points in the past 6 months
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:33
ok...so are you tracking this monthly say a column for each month?
User 10/04/2018 - 05:33
So I need to figure out a way to get the points on my excel spreadsheet to delete after no points have been added in the past 6 months
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:33
Yes, we can do that.
User 10/04/2018 - 05:33
its tracked by event
User 10/04/2018 - 05:34
so each time a employee misses i enter the name of the employee, date, and point
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:34
ok let's do an example in this blank sheet
User 10/04/2018 - 05:34
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:36
Do you have it tracked something like this?
User 10/04/2018 - 05:37
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:37
ok then I suggest a way to get the months consolidated into a monthly sheet
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:37
Let me add another sheet for monthly
User 10/04/2018 - 05:38
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 05:56
I am still working on this
User 10/04/2018 - 05:56
i see
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 06:08
ok...please see the formula in N2
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 06:08
this will work even if you extend to have more than 12 months.
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 06:08
just be changing the cell reference
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 06:09
I think we will be running out of time.
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 06:09
please download the file or copy this formula for future reference.
User 10/04/2018 - 06:09
Excelchat Expert 10/04/2018 - 06:10
Great...please do rate me

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