I want to be able to capture / record aging... but also, stop the counter once I record a completion date in a given field...

This is what I have, so far:


This is giving me what I need, as I am able to keep the counter going...

However, once I have a completion date in place... I want to stop the counter...

Any thoughts~




You can do what is called copy/paste special to freeze it.

  1. Select the cell.
  2. Hit Ctrl + C
  3. Hit Alt + E + S + V
  4. Hit Enter

Or you could use a simple macro like this:

Freeze the date/value of the selected cell.

Sub freeze_value_1()

Selection.Value = Selection.Value

End Sub

Freeze the date/value of a specific cell.

Sub freeze_value_2()

Range("A1").Value = Range("A1").Value

End Sub

In the last macro, replaceĀ A1 with the cell that has the date that you want to stop or freeze.


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