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    This function calculates the date that is the indicated number of months before or after a specified date.

    Syntax

    EDATE(startdate,months)

    Arguments

    This function has these arguments:

    Argument Description
    startdate Starting date
    months Number of months before (negative) or after (positive) the starting date; if not an integer, the number is truncated

    Remarks

    Use this function to calculate maturity dates or due dates that fall on the same day of the month as the date of issue.

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric, string, or DateTime object data for the startdate argument and numeric data for the months argument. Returns a DateTime object.

    Examples

    EDATE(A1,-6)

    EDATE(R1C1,4)

    EDATE("2004/01/09",2) gives the result 3/9/2004 12:00:00 AM

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