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I need a column that contains the "Warning Date", which is two weeks prior to the expiry date. I am new to calculated columns so am not quite sure how to go about this. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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List and description of date functions you can use in calculated column formula can be found on MSDN:

In your case, the formula will obviously look like this:


There Column1 should be replaced with the name of your expiry date column.

Also please don't forget to set the calculated field output type to "Date and time".

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Thank you so much. – Charles Baker Feb 13 '13 at 10:48

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