when a report is due within 60 days of its expiration date to our customer. Here is a sample of the report DO Expires Due Date Submitted

5004 30-Nov-11

5029 30-Dec-11

My formula is =IF(B2<"12/01/2011", "Y","N").B2 = Expires; for due date, I simply enter +B2+60 for the due date and that worked fine.

The problem is I am getting a "Y" for every cell instead of an "N" for cells that have an expiration date greater than 12/1/2011. What I want is if the expiration date is 11/30/2011, then C2 =Y and if not, then C2 is N. Also, I have not tried the formula for this part since I cannot get the first formula to work but I would like for the Submitted Date cell to turn bold. Please help.

=IF(B2<DATEVALUE("12/01/2011"), "Y","N")I would like for the Submitted Date cell to turn bold.

Use conditional formatting.

Razor2.3 If you look at the formula I provided, it is the same one that you are suggesting and it is not working for me.

Razor2.3's Formula: =IF(B2<DATEVALUE("12/01/2011"), "Y","N")

Your Formula:

=IF(B2<"12/01/2011", "Y","N")

Very different animals.

If I put today's date in B2, your formula returns "Y" while Razor2.3's returns "N".

In Excel's eyes, DATEVALUE("12/01/2011") is

verydifferent than "12/01/2011".

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Razor2.3 Please forgive me. I was looking at the formula wrong and misunderstood that I needed to put the word DATEVALE in my formula. It worked perfect. Thanks again to you and also to DerbyDad03 for explaining and clearing up my oversight.

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