Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Troubleshooting:Apply Now() function only if cell is blank.

Apply Now() function only if cell is blank.

Hi I'm trying to put in logic that will display the current date in a cell only if that cell is currently blank (it wont overwrite an existing date).  I've tried things like "=IF(b1="",Now())" where b1 is the cell i want the date in, but that gives me
a circular reference error.  This must be easy to do but I'm missing something.  Any help would be appreciated.  Thanks!

Keys to the Problem Apply Now() function only if cell is blank.

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ALT+F11 to open VB editor.
Double click 'ThisWorkbook' and paste this in on the right
Private Sub Workbook_Open()
If Sheets("Sheet1").Range("B1") = "" Then
    Sheets("Sheet1").Range("B1") = Format(Now, "DD/MM/YYYY")
End If
End Sub
change the sheet name and cell to the required ones

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