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What I am trying to do is record the time when a task is completed on the spreadsheet. For explanation sake, lets say I have list of 10 tasks in column C 1-10. In column B 1-10 I have a button for each task. When you press the button for the task, the time it was pressed is recorded in D 1-10. To put the time in I used =now(). The problem that I am having is, when you press button 2-10, it changes the time in the cell above to the same time. So instead of have 10 different times in 1-10, I have 10 identical times,being the last button I pressed. I tried timestamp, time value, etc

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I seek advice on using the value of NOW() as a record ID in an address book program. Question #1: Do Excel developers often use a record ID? Question #2: What record ID schemes are fequently employed besides date/time? I have decided to create an Excel address book as an exercise to increase my knowledge of VBA, and also as a useful application for work.

I realize that a record ID is not essential in Excel in the way that it is essential in Access, but I feel the need to have some unique ID associated with each address, so that I may have different worksheets, with data related to a given Contact, sort and manipulate it, if necessary, but have the record ID as a way to restore the relationship of rows to a given Contact, and also, as a handy way to examine the data in the date/time sequence in which it was entered. I have experimented with the following code, to assure myself that I can access the number returned by the NOW() function, manipulate it as a string, and format in various ways if necessary.

Dim n As Double
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based on my overall objective and my plans to date please can someone suggest a solution?
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