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I have a sheet - daily routine which has two columns: activity and time as shown here

Activity Time
Sleep 😴 6:00 am
Toilet 🚽 6:15 am
Get ready for gym 🤸‍♂️ 6:30 am
Exercise 💪 7:50 am
... more things 9:00 pm
... still more 10:45 pm
Sleep 😴 6:00 am

Here, say my toilet time would be from 6:00am to 6:15am I want to find out, say in C1 which activity is current for me using now() I.e., if it’s 6:45am on my watch, it should show me Exercise 💪 in C1

Using the if function for time comparison and a lookup should solve my requirement, right? Please help. How do I put the if function inside the lookup?

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I'd use Index and Filter

(Filter () creates a list of upcoming tasks, Index () takes only the first of those)

=index(Filter(A2:A,timevalue(B2:B )>=timevalue(now())),1,1)

to get something like this:

try

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