TODAY function - Zoho Sheet - Help Guide


Returns the current date.







  • The date value changes to the current date on every recalculation of the function.








Possible Errors





  • The function could not find the value it was asked to look for. Commonly occurs in VLOOKUP and similar functions.


  • The function name is incorrect or invalid.

  • The given defined name (if any) is invalid.

  • There is a typo in the defined name used in the function.

  • Double quotes are missing for text values in the function.

  • Colon missing in a cell range reference.


  • The given argument's data type is incorrect or invalid.
    For example, the function =DATE(A1:A3) will return a #VALUE error when a text value is present in the range.


  • The given cell reference is incorrect or invalid. This error may occur when a cell/range has been deleted, moved, or pasted over.


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