Skip to main content

Excel Formula: Create Dynamic Date List

doc convert date to julia 1

Supposing in Excel, you want to create a dynamic date list based on a given start date, what formula can you use?

If you want to follow along with this tutorial, please download the example spreadsheet.
doc convert date to julia 1

Generic formula:


Syntaxt and Arguments

Start_date: the date that the dynamic date list starts from.
Date_list: the cell that you want to place the first date of the date list.
Offset: Optional, if you want to create a dynamic date list based on the start date, this can be omitted, if you want to create a dynamic date from the days before the start date, this is the number of days before the start date.

Return Value

The formula returns a value in date format.

How this formula works

The start date is in cell C2, the offset value is in cell C3, the cell E3 is the cell that you want to start the dynamic date list. Please use below formula:


Press Enter key to get the first date, then drag auto fill handle down to the cells to apply this formula.
doc convert date to julia 1

doc convert date to julia 1


ROWS function: returns the number of rows in a reference or an array.



1) If you want to create a dynamic date list starting from today, please use the formula as this:


2) If you want to get the weekday and month name from the date list, please use the TEXT function as these:


doc convert date to julia 1
doc convert date to julia 1

Relative Formulas

Relative Functions

The Best Office Productivity Tools

Kutools for Excel - Helps You To Stand Out From Crowd

🤖 Kutools AI Aide: Revolutionize data analysis based on: Intelligent Execution   |  Generate Code  |  Create Custom Formulas  |  Analyze Data and Generate Charts  |  Invoke Kutools Functions
Popular Features: Find, Highlight or Identify Duplicates  |  Delete Blank Rows  |  Combine Columns or Cells without Losing Data  |  Round without Formula ...
Super VLookup: Multiple Criteria  |  Multiple Value  |  Across Multi-Sheets  |  Fuzzy Lookup...
Adv. Drop-down List: Easy Drop Down List  |  Dependent Drop Down List  |  Multi-select Drop Down List...
Column Manager: Add a Specific Number of Columns  |  Move Columns  |  Toggle Visibility Status of Hidden Columns  Compare Columns to Select Same & Different Cells ...
Featured Features: Grid Focus  |  Design View  |  Big Formula Bar  |  Workbook & Sheet Manager | Resource Library (Auto Text)  |  Date Picker  |  Combine Worksheets  |  Encrypt/Decrypt Cells  |  Send Emails by List  |  Super Filter  |  Special Filter (filter bold/italic/strikethrough...) ...
Top 15 Toolsets12 Text Tools (Add Text, Remove Characters ...)  |  50+ Chart Types (Gantt Chart ...)  |  40+ Practical Formulas (Calculate age based on birthday ...)  |  19 Insertion Tools (Insert QR Code, Insert Picture from Path ...)  |  12 Conversion Tools (Numbers to Words, Currency Conversion ...)  |  7 Merge & Split Tools (Advanced Combine Rows, Split Excel Cells ...)  |  ... and more

Kutools for Excel Boasts Over 300 Features, Ensuring That What You Need is Just A Click Away...


Office Tab - Enable Tabbed Reading and Editing in Microsoft Office (include Excel)

  • One second to switch between dozens of open documents!
  • Reduce hundreds of mouse clicks for you every day, say goodbye to mouse hand.
  • Increases your productivity by 50% when viewing and editing multiple documents.
  • Brings Efficient Tabs to Office (include Excel), Just Like Chrome, Edge and Firefox.
Comments (0)
No ratings yet. Be the first to rate!
There are no comments posted here yet
Please leave your comments in English
Posting as Guest
Rate this post:
0   Characters
Suggested Locations