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Auto insert non updating static date in excel

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Static and dynamic are two types of dates and times.Static dates and times will not change but dynamic dates and times will change as time progresses.

This post describes (and includes a downloadable file of the example) a technique that we use extensively to make short work of updating recurring reports. I like to just have the first worksheet as the presentation layer — let’s name it Dashboard — and the second worksheets as the data layer — let’s call that Data.I’ve been meaning to redo the original post with an example that uses tables, because it simplifies things a bit.This is that post — 100% plagiarized from the original when it makes sense to do so. However, it should work fine on Excel 2007 for Windows, too.This basic approach is one of the core components in the dashboards I work on every day, and it can be applied to a much more robust visualization of data than is represented here.This is a slightly iterative process that starts with the setup of the Data tab.Some shortcuts, including date and time stamp, doesn't work for some international keyboard layouts for the Google Editors (Docs, Drawings, Sheets, Slides). Depending on you needs, the easiest answer I could think of is by creating a drop down menu and referencing a function on another cell.

Example: in this example), click on the drop down arrow and click on the time listed.

I’ve made a new version of the post that takes advantage of Excel tables, which simplified the process a bit (it’s still kinda’ complicated).

That post is available here.][This post is about dynamic named ranges in Excel 2007.

However, the value in the cell changes whenever the spreadsheet is modified in any way, even when the changes have nothing to do with that particular cell.

How do we stop the value in the cell from being automatically updated? This is an old post, but I was looking into this recently and figured I'd chime in.

If you are looking for other Excel 2010-specific information that this post doesn’t cover, please leave a quick comment as to what the change/issue is that led you to the search.