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 How to fill sequence dates without weekends and holidays in Excel?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2018-05-22

In Excel worksheet, you can apply the Fill handle feature to fill sequence dates as quickly as you can. But, if you need to fill sequence dates ignoring the weekends and specific holidays. How could you solve this job in Excel?

Fill sequence dates without weekends and holidays with formula

Fill sequence dates without weekends and holidays with formula

The following formula can help you to fill sequence dates ignoring weekends and holidays as you need, please do as this:

1. Enter the first date into cell A2 which will start to list dates, and then type this formula: =WORKDAY(A2,1,$D$2:$D$6) into cell A3, and then press Enter key, a five-digit number will be displayed as following screenshot shown:

doc fill date without holidays 1

Note:In the above formula, A2 is the cell where you entered the first date, D2:D6 is the range of cells contain the holidays that you want to exclude.

2. Then drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to insert the sequence dates as you need, see screenshot:

doc fill date without holidays 2

3. At last, you should change the number format to date format, please click Short Date from the General drop down list under the Home tab, and all number strings have been converted to date format, see screenshot:

doc fill date without holidays 3

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