It is very simple to automatically generate a new date value each day. By using the TODAY function, Excel users of all levels will be able to automatically reference the current date each day after reviewing this tutorial

**Final Formula: ****TODAY()**

**Applying the TODAY function**

We can automatically generate the current date for each day by using the TODAY function

**TODAY Syntax**:

**=TODAY()**

- In cell B2, enter this formula =TODAY()

*Figure 1 – Applying TODAY formula*

We can see in this Example, the formula in B2 returns today’s date. Tomorrow, the formula will automatically update to tomorrow’s date. Be sure to set the formula calculation options to automatic

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