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How to automatically enter date when data entered in a column?

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When working on a worksheet, you want the current date and time entered into a column B automatically when entering data in column A as following screenshot shown. In Excel, how could you try to solve this job with an easy and quick solution?

Automatically enter date when data entered in a column with VBA code


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Maybe, there is no direct way for us to deal with this job in Excel, but, the following VBA code can help you, please do as follows:

1. Select the sheet tab which you want to insert date automatically, then right click it, choose View Code from the text menu, then in eh popped out Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please copy and paste the following code into the Module:

VBA code: Automatically enter date when entering data in another column:

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
    If Target.Cells.Count > 1 Then Exit Sub
    If Not Intersect(Target, Range("A2:A15")) Is Nothing Then
        With Target(1, 2)
        .Value = Date & " " & Time
        .EntireColumn.AutoFit
        End With
    End If
End Sub

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2. Then save and close this code window, go back to the worksheet, now, when you enter data in Column A, the corresponding cell in Column B will enter the current date and time automatically at once.

Note: In the above code, A2:A15 is the cells that you want to enter values.


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