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Excel Formula: Check If Date is Last N Day of Today

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Supposing you have a table in Excel, column B is the product name, column C is the corresponding production date, and the shelf life of the products is 7 days. Now to check if the products are due today, you can use a formula to check if the production dates are last 7 days of today.

If you want to follow along with this tutorial, please download the example spreadsheet.
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Generic formula


Syntaxt and arguments

Date: a cell that refers to a date or a date enclosed with double quotation marks that you want to check if it is last n day of today.
N: the number of day that you use to check.

Return value

If the date is last n day of today, it returns TRUE;
If the date is not last n day of today, it returns FALSE.

How this formula works

To check if the dates in range C3:C9 are last 7 days of today, please use below formula:


Or directly use a date enclosed with double quotation marks


Press Enter key to get the first result, then drag autofill handle down to show all dates’ results.
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TODAY function: returns to the date of today.

AND function: tests multiple conditions and returns TRUE or FALSE.

Here the formula is divided into two parts:

date>=(TODAY()-7) checks if the date is last 7 days of today;

date<TODAY() checks if the date is later than today.

While both parts return TRUE, the whole formula returns TRUE, or it returns FALSE.

Relative Formulas

Relative Functions

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