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how can i calculate a daily sales target if todays actual is

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how can i calculate a daily sales target if todays actual is either greater than or less than the original target
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Microsoft Office
Expert:  Yegarboy replied 1 year ago.
Hey there,

Could you give me an example of your goal including cell ranges?

Thanks :)
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

 


example


 


mon tue wed thur fri


daily sales target: 2000.00 2500 1750


 


actual 1500 2750


 


as the figures are put in the actual line the progressive target autopopulates on the daily target line

Expert:  Yegarboy replied 1 year ago.
Ok, can you upload a sample book for me?

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Paste the File ID number you receive here :)

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

have uploaded a sample via link above.

Expert:  Yegarboy replied 1 year ago.
Sorry for the delay, something has come up today and I must Opt out. If no one picks this up I will take it back on later. Good luck.
Expert:  flopcat98 replied 1 year ago.
how are you calculating the target ?

Usually you would want to replace the target with the actual as there is no need for the target once you have an actual. Most reports i have seen like that will have targets for future dates and actuals for past with maybe another field for the difference plus or minus of the actual and the target for historical.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

hello Flopcat, my idea is that the sales personnel can load their daily actuals in and the calculator then gives them the following days target according to what they have inserted. If the daily target is $2000 and the actual is $1500, then the next days target will be $2500, or if the actual is $2500 the next days target will be $1500.

Expert:  flopcat98 replied 1 year ago.
the your target should be ( normal target + yesterdays target - yesterdays actual )

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