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I need a automatic formula that I could use to change or "push" dates forward, for example, if I have a date of 18.06.2018 and I would like to change it to 01.07.2018. The dates are obviously not always the same so it would take me very much time to do all manually and that's why I would need a formula, can you help me with this?

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User
19/06/2018 - 07:24

Hi

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:24

Hello

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:24

How are you today?

User
19/06/2018 - 07:25

I'm fine thanks, how about you?'

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:25

I am great, thank you!

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:25

As I read, you want to push dates forward.

User
19/06/2018 - 07:25

yes!

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:26

so would there be any criteria to push it forward?

User
19/06/2018 - 07:26

yes the dates always need to be pushed forward to the first date of the next month

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:26

Like any condition you want to relate it to? and if you can share the file, it would be great .

User
19/06/2018 - 07:27

so for example if the date would be 18.06 it should be pushed forward to 01.07

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:27

Ok.

User
19/06/2018 - 07:27

sorry I can't share the file since it's company policy

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:27

No problem, I understand.

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:27

so let's say, your date is in Column B

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:27

so the result would be in Column C

User
19/06/2018 - 07:28

yes

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:28

Ok

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:28

t me send you an excel file with the working formula.

User
19/06/2018 - 07:29

sounds good, are you sending it to my email?

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:29

Here only

User
19/06/2018 - 07:29

okay

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:29

Once it is complete, I will attach it here.

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:29

Give me few minutes

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:32

Here it is

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:33

the formula used is =eomonth(B2,0)+1

User
19/06/2018 - 07:33

thank you looks great

User
19/06/2018 - 07:33

could you quickly explaine how it works

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:33

Great!

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:34

=eomonth(B2,0) will give you the last date of the month in Cell B2

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:34

and then I am adding 1 to it to show it the next date i.e. the first date of the next month

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:34

it becomes =eomonth(B2,0)+1

User
19/06/2018 - 07:34

so if I would like it to be 01.01.2018

User
19/06/2018 - 07:34

what would I put in then?

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:35

any date in december

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:35

any date in December 2017

User
19/06/2018 - 07:35

sorry in this case I meant 01.01.2019

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:36

Can you see the preview on the right

User
19/06/2018 - 07:36

oh sorry this is american dates

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:36

the format I have sent is mm/dd/yyyy

User
19/06/2018 - 07:36

yes I got it, sorry

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:36

you want in mm.dd.yyyy

User
19/06/2018 - 07:37

dd.mm.yyyy

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:37

I can change the format as per your requirement

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:37

Ok

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:37

give me a min

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:38

Here it is

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:38

so if you will put month as Feb or 02 it will show the first date of March

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:39

so it will always show the first date of next month.

User
19/06/2018 - 07:39

okay I think this will work!

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:39

Great!

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:40

Please do provide a good review and feedback, if you are satisfied with my solution.

User
19/06/2018 - 07:40

tank you very much! I will for sure remember this site

User
19/06/2018 - 07:40

will do!

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:40

Great! Thank you for your time

Excelchat Expert
19/06/2018 - 07:40

great day ahead!

User
19/06/2018 - 07:40

same, by!

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