TODAY()

Returns the serial number representing today's date.

Remarks

* This is one of the few functions that does not require any arguments.
* This function is Volatile and will change everytime a cell on the worksheet is calculated.
* This function will update when the workbook is recalculated.
* You must include the empty parentheses after the function name.
* The serial number is the date-time code used by Microsoft Excel for date and time calculations.
* If the cell has the "General" number format, then this cell is automatically formatted "dd/mm/yyyy".
* If you want to enter a static date that will not change or update, use the shortcut key (Ctrl + ;).
* If you want to enter a static time that will not change or update, use the shortcut key (Ctrl + Shift + ;).
* You can use the DATE function to return the date serial number given a year, month, day.
* You can use the DAY function to return the day as an integer given a date serial number.
* You can use the MONTH function to return the month as an integer given a date serial number.
* You can use the NOW function to return the serial number of the current system date and time.
* You can use the TIME function to return the time as a decimal given an hour, minute, second.
* You can use the YEAR function to return the year as an integer given a date serial number.
* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.office.com

 A
1=TODAY() = Saturday, August 01, 2020
2=NOW() = Saturday, August 01, 2020, 06:02
3=TODAY()-1 = 31/07/2020
4=DAY(TODAY()) = 1
5=MONTH(TODAY()) = 8
6=YEAR(TODAY()) = 2020

1 - What is the current system date. This cell has been formatted with the number format "dddd, mmmm dd, yyyy".
2 - What is the current system date and time. This cell has been formatted with the number format "dddd, mmmm dd, yyyy, hh:mm".

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