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How To Create A Dynamic Countdown Timer In Excel?

Date:2022-1-10 Author:Sandra

How was your Christmas? We had a delicious and fancy Christmas dinner. Festivals always make me happy, birthday too. My family and friend never forget my birthday. Still, I want to make a countdown timer to remind my brother but in an unobvious way.

We first enter the time of today and the target date.

How To Create A Dynamic Countdown Timer In Excel?

Go to Developer and click on Macro Security.

How To Create A Dynamic Countdown Timer In Excel?

Check the Enable all macros (not recommended; potential dangerous code can run)

How To Create A Dynamic Countdown Timer In Excel?

Create a new Module, and you can just copy and paste this code in it.

Sub onClock()

   Cells(1, 2) = Now

   Application.OnTime Now + TimeValue(“00:00:01”), “onClock”

   End Sub

How To Create A Dynamic Countdown Timer In Excel?

Click the green triangle or press F5 to run it.

Enter [=DATEDIF(B1,B2,”d”)&” “&TEXT((B2-B1),”h m s”)] in cell B3.

How To Create A Dynamic Countdown Timer In Excel?

The numbers in cell B3 mean the target day is eight days, 9 hours, 32 minutes, and 10 seconds away.

How To Create A Dynamic Countdown Timer In Excel?

This is really a very simple countdown timer. I hide other cells except for cell B3 to ask my brother what that meant. Funny~

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