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Automatic series for weekdays [closed]

asked 2018-01-14 16:14:36 +0100

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Hi, I'm searching for a way to automatically generate a series of calendar dates for specific weekdays, for example every Tuesday and Thursday of each week. This doesn't work with the usual select short series & extend feature that will for example automatically create a series of all the consecutive calendar dates.

Can you help me?

Cheers, Tom

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answered 2018-01-14 17:04:18 +0100

updated 2018-01-14 17:07:55 +0100

Well: if I have a short series like this: 2018-01-14 (in A1); 2018-01-21 (in A2); then I can select these two, and extend down, and it works for me (giving Jan 28th, Feb 4th, Feb 11th, etc).

Further: if I put 2018-01-14 into A1, and =A1+7 into A2, then I can simply copy the A2 and paste into all the cells I need below.

You could extend the formula sample, like putting first weekday (for Tuesday) into A1, second (Thursday) into A2, and put =A1+7 into A3, then copy the A3 down.

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Thanks, Mike!

This had been bugging me for a long time. I'm glad that there is such a straightforward and simple solution. Made my day!

All the best, Tom

TomTomTom gravatar imageTomTomTom ( 2018-01-14 21:11:17 +0100 )edit

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m.a.riosv gravatar imagem.a.riosv ( 2018-01-14 23:18:27 +0100 )edit

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