# Excel - IF Function Problem - Expert Solution

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Hello, I have a cell that will have a date in it and depending on that date I need to other cells to change to the next 2 months. ie: Cell one says 8/25/2018 and need cell 2 to change to say September and Cell 3 to change to October. ie: if cell 1 said 9/1/2018 i would need cell 2 to say October and cell 3 to say November. Is this possible
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Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:04
Hello, I understand that you need 2 cells to automatically adjusts its date depending on another cell's date, right?
User 16/08/2018 - 05:04
yes
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:04
Sure, this can be done. Before we proceed, this is a reminder that our policy is 1 question per session so for this session we'll be resolving this particular question. We also currently do not support VBA/Macro solutions.
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:04
May I know which cells has the start date and which cells you want to automatically change?
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:06
Are you still with me?
User 16/08/2018 - 05:07
17 B is start date and needs to change 20 E and 21 E date in 17B being 08/15/2018 and coming out with 20E saying September and 21E saying October
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:08
Do you see the sheet to the right?
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:08
If so, please look at B17, E20 and E21.
User 16/08/2018 - 05:08
yes
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:09
B17 has the start date and E20 and E21 will show the next month and month after.
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:09
You can change the value of B17 to test it out.
User 16/08/2018 - 05:09
that would be perfect. Any date i out in Cell B17 the others would change to the next 2 months
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:09
Yes, you can change it now to test it.
User 16/08/2018 - 05:09
that is perfect
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:09
The formula is in E20 and E21.
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:10
Copy those formula and apply to your file.
User 16/08/2018 - 05:11
OMG you are the bigest help every i have googles this for 3 wees stright
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:11
Glad to be oh help. :)
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Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:11
Would there be anything else that I can help you with regards to the original question?
User 16/08/2018 - 05:12
No that would be it thank you so very muxh
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:12
Alright, if you have no other questions regarding the original concern, I'd appreciate a 5-star rating and your feedback if you think I deserve it.
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:12
I'll be giving you high ratings as well so the other experts will know that you are a good client and should be taken care of.
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:12
Please do not forget to click the End Session button otherwise I'll be stuck here until the timer expires and be unable to help others. Thank you.
User 16/08/2018 - 05:13
where do i give you a rating?
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:13
Once you end the session, you'll be given the option to.
User 16/08/2018 - 05:13
ok again thank you so much
Excelchat Expert 16/08/2018 - 05:13
I'd appreciate that.

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