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TODAY

Returns the current date as a date value.

Sample Usage

TODAY()

Syntax

TODAY()

Notes

  • Note that TODAY is a volatile function and can hurt spreadsheet performance.

  • TODAY provides the current date with no time component. To create a date with the current time, use NOW.

  • TODAY will always represent the current date the last time the spreadsheet was recalculated, rather than remaining at the date when it was first entered.

See Also

NOW: Returns the current date and time as a date value.

DATEVALUE: Converts a provided date string in a known format to a date value.

DATE: Converts a provided year, month, and day into a date.

Examples

Returns the current computer system date.

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