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Converting complex date text fields into date or numbers

Question: Converting complex date text fields into date or numbers

I have a field that reads 2009-12-30-15.42.22.81298 as text. i want to make in be a date of 12/30/2009 15:42:23 and ignore the milliseconds. Is this possible?

Thanks
Ted

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Answer: Converting complex date text fields into date or numbers

Ted, what software are you talking about?
Are there always 8 values in the date part?

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I received a .csv file from a company with a date field that looks like this: Tue Jan 03 12:12:20 PST 2012I have tried using the Data Type options to change this to a mm/dd/yyyy format but it will not apply. I tried converting it to a serial number using*mm/dd/yyyy and it will not work ~ nothing happens. I tried using a DATEVALUE formula but keep getting a #VALUE error .. I obviously don't know how to lay it out. Can anyone give me the DATEVALUE formula for this example? I am not sure what "right", "left" or "mid" represent or how to count the value placements. THANKS!!!

Answer:How do I convert a complex date to a simple date in Excel?!?

Try this:With your date in cell A1,First, format cell B1 as a DATE fieldRight click your mouse, select Format Cell, Select Number Tab,select Date, choose the date format you want.Next, in cell B1 enter the formula:=DATEVALUE(MID(A1,5,3)&" "&MID(A1,9,2)&", "&RIGHT(A1,4))That should give you what your looking for.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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EXCEL SOS!!! I have an urgent deadline which I'm likely to fail if I can't get my head around this issue so please please feel free to comment / offer suggestions...I'll try anything!

I have around 10 - 15 sheets within the same excle file which is effectively acting as one tab per resource within my consultancy team. These are acting a a record of the billable & non billable hours per resource and therefore each line is primarily driven by date (2011 - 2013), with 1:N ratio items of the following: Client, Contract, Role, Days & hrs (effectively 1 line per date, resource, client & contract combination + time billed within the std 8 hr working day).

I have no problems creating individual pivot tables in the individual resource name's relevant tab, however the next step is to roll this information togather to show a holistic view for all resources, all clients etc (in what I anticipated to be a pivot table via the consolidation of multiple ranges function) for all resources by exactly the same fields:

Year, Date, Contract/Type, Resource, & Date - at row level (with possible additional options of Month, Week, Day being added as a row label)

AND

CLIENT , Non Billable - at column level

Naturally there may well be some slicing and dicing of the info needed to understand the figures at different levels, ie per resource (days billed & rate), how many hours used per contract, how we've used time in a contract (by role), & whom (by... Read more

Answer:Solved: Pivot multiple sheets for text, date and decimal fields

Hi there, welcome to the board!

I feel your frustration. Unfortunately your data structure isn't conducive for a PivotTable data model. But there is hope! You have some options here. First of all we need to know what version you're using. If you have 2010, well, you're going to really like what I'm about to tell you, and if you don't have it, it's a good reason to upgrade! 2010 has a new add-in called PowerPivot. Think of it as PivotTable's on bulk steroids. The benefit you would see - the ability to select multiple data sources. This means you can have multiple data tables/sheets as your data source, and select their relationships. Think of it like an Access table/relationship. It's the best feature we've seen in Excel since the PivotTable itself.

So if you have 2010, this is good news. However, if you don't have 2010, we need to consolidate your data to a single data structure. Whether that is putting it all on one sheet, or exporting to Access, or whatever, that's what needs to happen.

I'm not entirely sure what you mean about not getting the row level structure. Is there any way you can post the file?
 

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Hello,
I have a column of dates that I have formatted like this:
\S\Ayymmdd
The date needs to look like this:
SA160327
This is exactly what I need, except I have to insert these in a csv file, and when I try to copy and paste the date, the formatting is gone, and I just get numbers like this:
42456
Does anyone know how I could copy my dates so that they're just text but in that format?
I'm currently retyping all of them, and I have hundreds....
Any help is much appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Fern.
 

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I am trying to extract a date from a data cell within an Excel 2003 workbook.

The cell contains the data, "October 10, 2011 11:11:11 PM GMT-04:00" but I want only the date information and for it to convert to MM/DD/YYYY format. Basically, taking that cell and turning it into 10/10/2011.

I have about 500 entries with similar data and I am looking for the easiest way to extract the dates from the text. Mind you, the length of the Months (i.e., January vs. September), Date (i.e., 1 vs 11), and even time vary (1:00 vs 11:11).

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Found the answer I was looking for:

Assuming the first cell is A1,

=TEXT(LEFT(A1,FIND(",",A1)+5), "mm/dd/yyy")

Copy down, then copy the column and paste values.

You can also use

=DATEVALUE(LEFT(A1,FIND(",", A1)+5))

then format the cell as mm/dd/yyy, then copy down.
 

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I need to create a macro which calculates the number of 5 day workweeks between 2 dates. The output for the calculation needs to be displayed in a specific format, think timeline, ie year on top row, month on second row, number of work weeks in bottom row below the month. Is this possible?

It would look something like this...excuse the shotty formatting and made up numbers:

Input in say...cells A1 and A2
start date 7/15/11 (user entered date)
finish date 2/4/12 (user entered date)

Output in rows C, D, & E

|........................2011.................|......2012......|
| Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec | Jan | Feb |
| 4.4 | 4.2 | 4.4 | 4.2 | 4.0 | 4.4 | 4.4 | 0.6 |

Is this possible?

Thanks in advance.
 

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I have an Access database to manage inspection checklists. I use the question references to sort the checklists so that the questions appear in the same order as the books they come from. I use two fields for this, one for the book, a second for the paragraph. The paragraphs in the book are numbered, with subsecitons and sub-sub sections, ex: 14.6.9.2.1. Of course, Access doesn't sort these as numbers - so any reference that has a 10 in it is sorted before 2. I used the following code to break the references into separate digits: (only the fifth place is shown here, but the rest are similar)

Part V: Val(Mid([Ref2],InStr(InStr(InStr(InStr(1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,InStr(InStr(InStr(InStr(InStr(1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")-InStr(InStr(InStr(InStr(1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")+1,[Ref2],".")-1))

The problem is, if a reference has less than 5 sections (say 14.6), the third through fifth colums read "#Error". This makes it impossible to sort, giving an "Invalid procedure call" error.

Is there a way to either assign a zero to the "#Error" cells, or to make a sort ignore them? I'm not extremely proficient with Access, but am learning as I go.

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Answer:Sorting text fields as numbers

Maybe by creating an update query?
Create a query where you do just that, replace error with 0 using the conditional if statement? IIF(not numeric,0,value) ???
 

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I would like to add a formula that would automatically calculate a date field from one cell and add three years. See example attached, Thanks in advanced
 

Answer:Solved: Calculating Date Fields in Excel

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Hi people! I'm new to this forum, and have not been looking around much, but will from now on. While i'm a computer technician, Excel was never a strong point - i was always more of a 'hardware' guy. In any event, i have a question that needs some answering. Bear with me if some of my terminology is not %100 correct. I'll try my best.

I have a 3-page spreadsheet. On the 1st page, i have the values I input. Column A(A5 and down) is the date column. B - S are the numerical monetary values I put in, and T & U are the totals. One is a numerical total, the other a monetary total. On the 2nd page, Column A is again dates(B is reserved for manual input), and C & D are the row totals from the 1st page. I manually input data from E - M, and Column N is =SUM(B2:M2). You get the picture.

Here's where it gets tough. The 3rd page is just a break down of the monetray charges for any given day. What i want is for the 3rd page to update the date on the top to the day it is now, and then the monetray totals for that day only, or the day before, whichever I need. I guess What i want is if I change the date on the top of the spreadsheet page, it will update the totals in each of the cells i have underneath. It's not going to be printed, just for viewing on my screen. Right now, I have to input the data for a daily printout manually. If i can change the date at random, and get it to update the totals from the other page, that would be great.

That bei... Read more

Answer:Can Excel Automatically Update My Date Fields?

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I'm using a excel spreadsheet to merge data into a word document. However within my date columns I can also put 'pending' or 'n/a' So whenever a column contains this the format of the date within the word document is not displayed but is rather put as a calculation.So for e.g28/01/2010 is shown as 40206How can i get round this, if I remove any of the pending or n/a the format is ok. But I do need to display a pending or n/a and or the correct date format.Even with using the [email protected]/ "dddd d MMMM yyyy"It still doesn't help as the column contains a none date formatted input.ThanksIanSanlucar rentals

Answer:Excel to Word merge problems with date fields

Hi,Hi DerbyDad03, the solution of changing the access to the Excel data from ODBC to DDE is mentioned in several places include MS itself (once someone tells you to look for it :-)It took me several attempts to find the right sequence of steps, so here is what I did to get this to work using DDE:The sequence is:Tools - Options - general Tab - check Confirm Conversion at OpenFrom the Mailmerge toolbar:select Main Document Setup and 'Normal Word Document'select Open Data Source - navigate to Excel file (don't use the 'New Source' option). - click OpenThis opens a 'Confirm Data Source' dialog boxSelect the MS Excel Worksheets via DDE (*.xls) option - OKSelect a table from the list of named ranges in the dialog box (Microsoft Excel - Named or cell range:)OKFrom the Mailmerge toolbar click 'Insert Merge Fields' and select the Table name (Database fields)Click the 'View Merged Data' buttonThe Merge field will now use the formatted text from Excel - so no need to add formatting to the Word field.In Tools - Options uncheck the Confirm conversion box.Regards

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I have been trying to help a friend learn how to do form letters with his Microsoft Works Suite 2004 programs. He has Windows XP SP2. We were able to successfully merge desired fields from a Works database but noticed that the format of date and time field results was not as desired. The date field always merged as "MM/DD/YYYY" in the form letter no matter what format was used for date display in the database program. He wanted to display, for example, "November 12, 2004" instead of "11/12/2004". Likewise, the time field merged as "hh:mm:ss AM/PM" when he wanted, for example, "11:25 PM" to display.
In Works 4.5 (on another computer), his formatting carried over to the form letter from the database. Not so in the 2004 version. Our temporary fix, was to format the date & time fields in the database as "text" instead of "date" or "time" and then enter the exact display style wanted. Then, the merged value looked the same in the letter as it did in the database.
Is there a better solution to this problem?
 

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Good afternoon:


At this time I am developing an access 2000 database, in which I need to make calculations with fields of the date type with the format of short hour.
For instance:
1. I intend to calculate in a third field the difference between 2 fields: final hour - initial hour ( 15:15-12:00=3:15);
2. Sum of working hours for a period (19:00+20:00=39:00).

I thank at once the released attention.


Best regards,
Josť Leal
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when we enter 10/17/2012 it shows as 39737.The date use to work, but now it does not. Did we push a button somewhere?

Answer:date appears as numbers

A few things to try:I - Make sure that the sheet is not set to display formulas.See here:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/241072II - If that doesn't help, try this:1 - Copy a blank cell2 - Select the date cells3 - Edit > Paste Special, Add, Values. 4 - Format as dateIII - If that doesn't Help, try this:1 - Select the date cells.2 - Data...Text To Columns...Delimited...Next...Next...Finish3 - Format as dateIV - If that doesn't work, try the second suggestion again. (Suggestion 3 may force the values to be text, adding a blank cell will turn them back into numbers.Remember to check the format to make sure it is set to Date after trying anything. The format may have changed to something else without you knowing it.Good Luck!Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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I'm trying to convert numbers to text in Excel for e.g. convert "1" to "one", "2" to "two" etc.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated
 

Answer:converting numbers to text in Excel

Fatmah,
I could not find a Worksheet function to do this, but depending how many changes there are and how many different numbers need to be changed, you may be able to do this with a VLOOKUP.

In a test I ran I had numbers with values from 1-12. I created a 2 column range elsewhere on the spreadsheet. The 1st column had the 1.2.3 numbers and the 2nd column had their text equivelent. I inserted a new column to the right of where the original numbers were and entered the following to the right of the first value I wanted to change. The vlookup looked like this =VLOOKUP(A4,$F$4:$G$15,2,FALSE) Note: A4 was the cell that had the value I wanted changed. $F$4:$G$15 is the range of the lookup array. 2 is the column with the text value.

Needless to say, this would not be a good idea if every cell had a different number or there were thousands of possible numbers to be converted, but if you had thousands ofmnumbers in a limited range, this might be helpful.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Fatmah:
I'm trying to convert numbers to text in Excel for e.g. convert "1" to "one", "2" to "two" etc.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

 

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I am also new to Access 2010 so am slowly learning my way around. I need an iif statement that will allow me to create a new column telling me whether one date field (Course Date) is within or outside the range of two other date fields (Previous Effective Date) and (Previous Expiration). I hope that someone can help me solve this issue quickly. I've tried various ways to write the statement and none of them worked. One statement only returned the information as all being outside of the range, which I could clearly see was not true. Here are some examples of what I tried. None of these worked at all. Thanks. Joyce

=IIf(([course date]>=[Previous Effective Date] and <=[Previous Expiration Date]),"between dates",IIf([course date]<=[Previous Effective Date] and >[Previous Expiration Date]),"outside date range")

In/Out Range: IIf(([course date]>=[Previous Effective Date]),"between dates", And IIf([course date]>=[Previous Expiration Date],"outside date range "))

In/Out of Range: IIf(([course date]>=[Previous Effective Date] And <=[Previous Expiration Date], "between dates") And IIf([course date]<=[Previous Expiration Date] And >=[Previous Expiration Date], "outside date range"))
 

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Hi there,
I have an MS Access database (2000, but primarily operating on PC with Access 2010). The database logs wagons coming to and from our site. Mostly, these wagons are in and out in the same day, but it is possible for them to park up overnight, for which we charge a small fee.

The situation has now changed slightly, in that we now accept wagons staying on site for longer periods (usually a weekend), so I've been asked to introduce an Exit Date field as well, and correct the existing calcualtion of time on spent site.

Currently, the following fields appear in the main table (called Stays):

Arrival Date
Arrival Time
Exit Time

There is also a field called Duration, which (for some reason) is autofilled by an Update Query, with the Update To value set to:

IIF([Arrival Time]>[Exit Time],1440+DateDiff("n",[Arrival Time],[Exit Time]),DateDiff("n",[Arrival Time],[Exit Time]))​

This is clearly inaccurate - it assumes that if a wagon's exit time is earlier in the day than its arrival time, then it must have stayed for 1440 minutes + the (negative) difference between the two times, and if the exit time is later or equal to the arrival time, the wagons has been in and out of site in the same day.

As wagons could be on site for multiple days (so the 1440 mins figure could be wrong) and could leave x amount of days plus x amount of minutes after arriving (so the assumption that it's exited the same day as it arrived could be wrong),... Read more

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I'm not a Mac user, but a person I am working with is....
We have data exported from various applications into xls or csv files. When I open the files, I get the information needed. However, if the other person (using a mac) opens the file, the number field is changed to a date. The number input format is xxxx-xxxx & displays for her as x/x/xxxx. The date numbers are not at all similar to the orginal numbers (Example 1012-2012 does not display as 10/12/2012 but as 8/1/2514).
She is using excel for Mac 2011
Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Numbers changing to date in Excel for Mac

Hi, welcome to the forum,
The problem is that the is too much 'intelligence' built in Excel.
Excel makes it's own intertrepation when enetring a number and if 'it thinks that it's a data' it set the format to date format.

When importing a csv file you can also set the the format general but I don't know how the MAc version does this.
You could Google something like "Excel maintain original fort when reading csv file" and see what that brings you.

You have to thank Miscrosoft for this 'built in intelligence'
 

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I have a spreadsheet with a date row on the top of the page. For some columns (i.e. dates) there are other dates appearing other than what I type in there. I have tried clear all but the erroneous dates continue to appear. Please advise.

Answer:there are extra numbers in date area

Sunday as 1 through to Saturday as 7Do you have any Macros running?MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I have got an HP Laptop from my previous employer. But this has been cleaned before I got it and i have problems to fix an issue With some numbers and time and date. Can you see whats wrong and please help me.

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I have a MS Access database that links to a oracle database. The date fields are in UTC from 1/1/70 12:00 am. I have an excel spreadsheet that shows me the conversion such as

8/12/2004 12:00am with adjustment to local time is 1092283200

What I would like to do is create an input form for a query where the user can just put in the starting date and time and it convert it to the equivalent UTC number. Right now they have to go to excel and get the equivalent starting UTC number for the date they want. The query is set up to ask for the starting UTC number using the criteria field [Enter Start number] since that is how the linked database stores it.

I have tried to search the web for how to do this conversion but only find how to convert UTC to Access Date time. When I run the query, I have no problem getting this conversion with expression field of

ConDate: DateAdd("h",-4,(DateAdd("s",[EVENT_START],"January 01,1970 12:00:00am")))

Any ideas on converting date/time format to UTC would be greatly appreciated.
 

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I have created a form for Start and End Date (used format of General Date and Short Date). I am using a button to run code as follows to see what I am getting for the txtStartDate but it shows up as 12:00am and not the date entered. Therefore the DateDiff function comes out with -25569 instead of 14256:

Public Sub DateQuery_Click()
On Error GoTo Err_DateQuery_Click
Dim txtStartDate As Date

MsgBox txtStartDate
MsgBox DateDiff("d", "1/1/1970", txtStartDate)

Exit_DateQuery_Click:
Exit Sub
Err_DateQuery_Click:
MsgBox Err.Description
Resume Exit_DateQuery_Click

End Sub
I am hoping it is something simple. Can anyone help?
 

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Hi,
My data is in numbers like 1/31/1970 and is displayed(format) like 31 Jan 70, and I want it to be in a format of Jan1970. Any suggestions how can I do it?

Thanks
 

Answer:Converting date to different Format

What software are you using ? Word ? Excel ??
 

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Windows repeatedly asks me to update with the little yellow exclamation mark in the tray but it always fails and then keeps asking over and over again. It's trying to update something I don't even use I think PowerPoint or something; I had the option off at one point for those programs so it wouldn't keep asking but then a message pops up saying are you sure you want to leave these off you might need them.

Any ideas on how to get past this?
 

Answer:Windows Update...date...date...date....

Have a look at this link and see if it helps.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/910339/en-us
 

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Lost 2 days of data because in the middle of the day my windows date reverts back to Jan 2002. I have changed the date back to the actual date twice already. Any suggestions?
 

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Hi there,I've tried everything I can with no specialist programming knowledge to get this done but hoping someone can help out on this one.I have a number of cells with the date format like thisSat Oct 29 00:00:00 +0100 2011in my spreadsheet - there are many, many lines so don't want to change them all manually. How do I get them into a normal dd/mm/yyyy format? I'm not interested in the time at all..Excel is clearly not recognising this current format as a date - I'm on Windows 7 with MS Excel 2010.I'm guessing I have to do a bit of VBA of some kind but would need to be walked through this quite carefully to "get" it.Any help appreciated.Thanks

Answer:converting excel date format

Very doable and vba programing not required. I will have something for you shortly is someone does not chime in before me.

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Hi,

I need a help in converting current date into long number.I have attached the excel file and coding as follows.

Sub datesexcelvba()
Dim mydate1 As Date
Dim mydate2 As Long
Dim datetoday1 As Date
Dim datetoday2 As Long

Dim x As Long
lastrow = Sheets("sheet1").Cells(Rows.Count, 1).End(xlUp).Row
For x = 2 To lastrow

mydate1 = Cells(x, 6).Value
mydate2 = mydate1

Cells(x, 9).Value = mydate2

datetoday1 = Date
datetoday2 = datetoday1

Cells(x, 10).Value = datetoday2

If mydate2 - datetoday2 = 3 Then

Cells(x, 7) = "yes"
Cells(x, 7).Interior.ColorIndex = 3
Cells(x, 7).Font.ColorIndex = 2
Cells(x, 7).Font.Bold = True
Cells(x, 8).Value = mydate2 - datetoday2
End If
Next
End Sub
Thanks,
Chanaka.
 

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I have a character string that represents CYYMMDD (1100305) and need to convert this to a date for a calculation against another date field.  The below code where IWNBFY is the field name and 1100305 is the value brings back 3013-07-14but the actual date should be 2010-03-05...any help would be appreciated.  Thanks!!!SELECT DATE(IWNBFY)

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Hi,I have a userform in VB in word 97 with a text box where people enter the date in dd/mm/yyyy format.This value is then held in vb code as textbox1.value and is then populated in the word doc usingSelection.TypeText Text:=TextBox1.ValueDoes anyone know how I can convert the date to its full format (ie 01/01/2004 would come out as 1st January 2004)?Thanks.

Answer:converting dd/mm/yyyy to full format date

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Hi,

Here is my problem. I'm making a countdown timer in Excel. The process is working fine, but my problem is when I call my Sub to set the time at which I want the countdown to end, I receive the following error:
-------------------
Run-time error '6':

Overflow
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Here is my code:

Dim TimerEnd as Date
Dim WorldPop as Integer 'This value is picked from my Excel worksheet

TimerEnd = Now() + ((1500 - (3 * WorldPop / 8)) / (60 * 60 * 24))

Note: WorldPop was tested and the value from the cell is really loaded because I was able to modify another cell value by assigning WorldPop value to it.
---------------------------------------------------------------------

Basically, I store in TimerEnd the time at which I want the countdown to reach 0 (obtained by doing TimerEnd - Now() )

The 1st part of the expression:
(1500 - (3 * WorldPop / 8)) determines in how many seconds the timer should end

The 2nd part of the expression:
/ (60 * 60 * 24) divides the 1st expression to obtain the seconds in decimal value which is added to Now() to get the end time.

What I don't understand is that when I type this expression in a cell of my worksheet that have been formated as date:

=NOW()+(1500-(3*850/8))/(60*60*24)
Note: 850 is just a random number which I tested the result. It can be any number ranging from 0 to 2000

It gives me a valid time in the cell.

What am I doing wrong so that in the code of my subroutine it gives me Overflow?

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Answer:Solved: Excel: Overflow error when converting decimal to date

I found the problem.

The following expression was too long:
TimerEnd = Now() + ((1500 - (3 * WorldPop / 8)) / (60 * 60 * 24))

I simplified it to:
TimerEnd = Now() + ((1500 - (3 * WorldPop / 8)) / 86400)

and it resolved my problem.
 

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Greetings, and thanks in advance for your help..

Awhile back I formatted my Windows 10 PCs to show ddd dd-mmm-yyyy on my taskbar clock. This worked happily on my desktop and laptop for months, maybe even a year +

Now (probably starting in the past couple days, if not today), on one of those two PC's, this format will no longer display. It is Okay on the other PC.
What has changed that the taskbar clock space used to expand to fit the "short date" format, but now it will no longer expand - and instead just refuses to display the date at all. (NOTE: I've verified the issue by testing shorter formats -- short formats, like "ddd" show up correctly. Only if you request a longer format will the date not display - evidently because it is too long for the clock area. )

Additional Notes that may help:

* "Working" pc is running build 10586 PC with too small a clock space that won't expand -- Build 14393

*Other differences: Notification/Action center Icon is left of clock on the working PC - Right of clock on the non-working
Right- Clicking on task bar gives "properties" option on working PC -- But "Settings" option on the non-working

( I don't want to prejudice responses - but clearly the implication to me is that some recent OS update is most likely the culprit.)

Thank You

Answer:Taskbar Time / Date area quit expanding to fit desired date format

I had a similar problem which has been greatly ameliorated thanks to a kind respondant - see https://www.tenforums.com/installatio...-new-post.html

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Help! I am using a Seagate Central 4TB NAS drive attached to my router via Ethernet. It has been working fine so far for all kinds of file activities. But whenever I modify a file in one of its folders, the creation date for the file also updates and is
changed to the same time as the new modified date.
Maybe relevant details:
I can move/copy folders to the drive and they maintain their created dates.
It happens for both a private user share on the NAS and for the Public share on it.
It happens for at least image files and text files.
I am able to edit files across two computers on the network just fine, the create date stays the same.
This happens from a new Windows 10 machine and Vista machine both.
I notice sometimes the date created seems to stay same until I access the file the next time.
I can't update the NAS firmware because of error.

If it could be a permissions problem, I have been unable to change it from:
Everyone: Special Permissions only
nobody (Unix Group\nobody): Special Permissions only
nogroup (Unix Group\nogroup): Special Permissions only
(Those were there automatically, they are not something I manually put there. I get "Access is denied" whenever try to add permissions or change ownership.)

I have Googled many phrases of this problem far and wide and come up with nothing. I really need to save the original create date because that's how I sort them in programs like Windows Photo Gallery or Picasa. Does anyone know what's goin... Read more

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Greetings, and thanks in advance for your help..

Awhile back I formatted my Windows 10 PCs to show ddd dd-mmm-yyyy on my taskbar clock. This worked happily on my desktop and laptop for months, maybe even a year +

Now (probably starting in the past couple days, if not today), on one of those two PC's, this format will no longer display. It is Okay on the other PC.
What has changed that the taskbar clock space used to expand to fit the "short date" format, but now it will no longer expand - and instead just refuses to display the date at all. (NOTE: I've verified the issue by testing shorter formats -- short formats, like "ddd" show up correctly. Only if you request a longer format will the date not display - evidently because it is too long for the clock area. )

Additional Notes that may help:

* "Working" pc is running build 10586 PC with too small a clock space that won't expand -- Build 14393

*Other differences: Notification/Action center Icon is left of clock on the working PC - Right of clock on the non-working
Right- Clicking on task bar gives "properties" option on working PC -- But "Settings" option on the non-working

( I don't want to prejudice responses - but clearly the implication to me is that some recent OS update is most likely the culprit.)

Thank You

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I got a Refurbished Dell Latitude D600 Laptop from ebay yesterday on Tuesday, September 26th 2017, It had Intel Pentium M (Non-Centrino) and Windows XP Pro SP3, but when i boot it up, it resets to The Default BIOS Date, can someone help me?

Answer:Dell Latitude D600 Current Date Resets to The Default BIOS Date

The coin cell battery on the motherboard that keeps time while the system is powered off is probably dead.  Not too surprising given that the D600 is about 15 years old at this point.  If you open the system up, it should be easy to find, so just note the type of battery, e.g. CR2032, and then buy that type of battery at any grocery/convenience store.  Should only be about $2-3.

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First the background: We are gradually deploying Office 2007, but not everyone in the agency has it. I have both 2003 and 2007 installed on my system, but I do my work in 2003, and none of our databases have actually been converted to 2007 format (at least, none that I work with). There are occasionally people who use 2007 when viewing databases, but I don't know if any of the people who are working in this particular database are using 2007. The problem is reproducible in 2003 and so I've been trying to fix it here. The query behind the problem report used to work. It has been a problem for several months (it is run monthly, and every month for the past five they've had problems with it) and I've finally gotten to the root of the actual issue.

The purpose of the report is to generate invoice for outstanding loans. The DateNextPayment is a calculated field based on the payment plan for the loan. It is calculated using a function in the query named qryGetSitesDDInvoices1. This is the function that is called (I did not write this function, I'm supporting this db long after the original writer has left):
Code:
Function DateNextPayment(PaymentSchedule As String, DateFirstPayment As Date, Balance As Currency)

On Error GoTo Handle_err

Dim Date1 As Date
Dim Date2 As Date
Dim Date3 As Date
Dim NextQtrDate As Date

'The code adds one month to datenextpayment at start of each month. Or yearly or weekly

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Answer:Solved: Date Parameter Failing in Query from calculated date field using DateValue Ac

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The title is self-explanatory. So far, I found a software that is able to change this called 'Attribute Changer' but it only changes the date modified in the folder and, when you go into the actual word application > file > info, the date created and modified are not changed. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
 

Answer:Changing 'date created' and 'date modified' in Microsoft Word 2013

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Hello.
I'd like to see Long Date and Long Time in my System Tray instead of Short Date and Short Time. 
But due to some restrictions connected with my work I can not modify Short Date & Short Time to look how I want them to look in System Tray.
So basically I need Windows to show what is set as Long Date & Long Time in System Tray instead of showing Short ones.

Is it possible? Maybe some registry tweaks?

Answer:How to display Long Date in System Tray (without modifying Short Date)?

Hi,
There is no workaround to display the Long Date in taskbar without modifying the Short Date parameter.Ivan-Liu
TechNet Community Support

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Hey guys,
I have a question about coding and setting an excel file to send emails. I am using an excel file to track maintenance work orders and I would like to get an email each day for each work order that is requested to be finished on that days date. I have attached the excel file I am using, and the column that is important is C, "Date Needed" - If that date is today's date, the cell turns red and I would also like to get email notification about it. A separate email for each cell that matches today's date.

Also, if possible, I would like for it to look at all the sheets, not just the current month's sheet. For example, if a work order was filed in July but wasn't needed until September, I would still like to get the email reminding me that it needs to be finished on xx date in September.

I have attached the excel file I want to use.

I have searched all over this forum and others and have found many posts similar to this, but I am not a great manipulator of code, so I cannot get any of the other solutions to work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
 

Answer:Solved: Using Excel 07 to Send Emails When Date in Column = Today's Date

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Searching for files modified in a specified date range (of the past 3 days) gets a search result list titled "date modified", and with the column heading "Date Modified" but the date listed against a file modified today is wrong. The date displayed matches the file creation date & is within the specified range ... but how do I know what the Search is doing?

Can't trust it... !

Answer:File search (by date range) displays incorrect Mod Date in results

That is very strange. Bump for a possible solution, since I can't think of one off the top of my head.

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hello to everybody

I need batch code to check if date is modified in three files and that date should be compared with current date (%date%).If so,do some job,otherwise quit (exit /b)

I found a bunch of solutions but what troubles me is date format.
On my machine it is dd.mm.yyyy

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: batch to compare file modified date with current date

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After running a large update of windows on May 18 I found that ALL my files in ALL my folders are showing a Date Modified of May 18 2013. Can't find a similar report of this problem. Any ideas?
Using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Answer:File Date Modified reset to today's date after windows Udate

Would this help? enter link description here

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Hi! Does anyone know what is the format of the date in the field "(battery) Manufacture Date" informed by Lenovo Vantage (Hardware Configuration > Energy)? It seems not to follow Windows setting. In my case, it is set to Brazilian Portuguese DD/MM/YYYY, but there is not a leading "0" in the returned value (see attached image). Does it really disregard the Windows setting and presents it in a fixed format (maybe American English)? When was my battery manufactured (Oct. 07 or July 10)?Thanks in advance.  

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It looks like the 31 March deadline for the latest Edge promotions is the date of invoice rather than the date of order. Given Lenovo's reported long build time and slow delivery (= late invoice), I suspect that ording now from the Lenovo web site will see an invoice date outside the qualifying period. Even a dealer who says he can 'get one in' may not deliver and invoice until April or beyond. I think the only option is to find a dealer who unequivocally has current stock.Can anyone shed any light on the likely position. I do, though, wonder about trying to take advantage of Lenovo Cashback at all, given the horror stories reported here.

Answer:Edge 31 March promotion deadline - order date or invoice date?

My experience with cashback is a deathly silence from Lenovo to emails asking for progress on the cash or even recognition that there has been a registration for cashback...Currently considering giving Lenovo some publicity on the matter.Unless you have a lot of time to possibly get no where I would steer clear of the alleged cashback scheme...

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I forgot my new mobile password.Also i remove battery then time setting is now incorrect.I try 5-6 type to set password

Answer:I forgoet my scree lock password?Also i remove battery ow date setting is not current date?

hard reset your phone using following steps :-
1. Turn off your Windows Phone. Use power button to power off the phone.
2. Press and hold Volume down key and connect the charger to phone. You will see a big exclamation mark on the screen.
3. Press these keys one after another in the same sequence. Volume Up, Volume Down, Power, Volume Down.
4. You will see the phone reset and boot normally. You will see wheel gears working on the screen. It will take few minutes.
Your phone will be reset to factory settings and you need to set up the phone again.
Or try to reset phone's setting if it is connected to Wi-Fi or data is enable through your account.

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I need to return a number associated with a date based on today's date. For example: A1:A24 are numbers 1 to 24 and B1:B24 contain the 15th and 30th for each month of the year; 15-Jan, 30-Jan, 15-Feb, 28-Feb, ... 30-Dec.Cell C1 needs to return the number from A1:A24 based upon today's date compared to the date in B1:B24.For example today is 08/21/15, what number should be returned in Cell C1. It should be 15 as 08/21 is less than 30-Aug.message edited by jmichels

Answer:Return a number based on today's date compared another date.

Try this formula, see how it work for you:=INDEX(A1:B24,MATCH(TODAY(),B1:B24,1),1)This will work for most dates, but errors out if the Date is 01/14/15 or less.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/message edited by mmcconaghy

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Hi all,I need dos command to compare the file creation date and the modified date.My scenario is,If user inputs the folder path to the batch file, i have to provide the file list (which are under sub folders of the given folder) ,which do ot have creation date and modified date as same.can anyone help in thisThanksVanisree

Answer:Dos command to compare file creation date and modified date

You need a CMD.EXE Command Prompt solution, XP does not have MS-DOShttp://ss64.com/nt/ARM Devices are the future, great British Design !

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Somehow the date on one of my old Excel files has turned from 1999-10-04 (i.e. October 4, 1999) to 4617-04-11. How can I change all the rest of the incorrect dates back to what they should be? This is the only date that I can confirm. And I have no idea what the rest of all the dates should be on this spreadsheet. TIA.

Answer:Excel date problem - to convert incorrect date to original

I have no idea what the rest of all the dates should be on this spreadsheetThen how do you purpose to change them, when you don't know what year they are supposed to be?Somehow the date on one of my old Excel filesAny Macros running that may have in some way impacted the dates?How is the data stored? As Text or as a Date?MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I'm working on a spreadsheet that lists monthly recurring expenses. I have one cell on the sheet listing the current date (using the "=Now()" formula), but I'd like to have the other cells change at certain times throughout the month.

For example, if one cell currently says "April-15", when the actual date reads "April-16", the respective cell would change to "June-15". This way, whenever the spreadsheet is viewed the next recurring payment date will be seen.

I know this is the wrong tool for something like this - I'm using SharePoint at the office with a calendar list with workflows that shoot off emails in a much better put together format - but this is just for home use and I'd like to keep it all in one document if possible.

Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Excel 2010: Cell Date Change with Current Date

The way I read it was that you have fixed recurring payment dates, so you just want to know the next date based on the day today. Hope the attached might assist.
You need to list the payment dates somewhere and then the formula looks up the next date. You might want to look up today plus 1 (or something) to reflect the fact that if the next payment date is today, there's a good chance you'll not get any unplanned payments on that run.
 

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Hi all,

I'm new to Windows 7 (Home Premium 32-bit) and I just can't figure out what's going on here! Basically I want my short date format to be dd/mm/yyyy (UK format) e.g. 05/11/2010, but when I key a date into Excel 2002 it is appearing as 05 11 2010. In Control Panel I have the short date format set to ddd dd/MM/yyyy and the example is shown as Fri 05/11/2010, but in Excel all the date formats are shown with space separators, e.g. 14 03 2001! I don't think it's an Excel problem though as in Windows Task Scheduler the dates are shown with spaces there e.g. '19:25 on Mon 01 11 2010'. The date by the clock though is shown correctly with slash separators!

I know in Windows XP you can select the date separator from a drop-down list, but this option seems to be absent in Windows 7. Under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\International in the registry, sDate was set to a space, but changing that to a slash (and rebooting) didn't fix the problem.

Does anyone have any ideas please what's wrong and how to fix it?

Thanks
Steven

Answer:Date format using space as date separator rather than forward slash!

Hi,

The option you're after is controlled from within Excel. If you right-click the cell(s) in question you can select 'format cells' and under 'Date' you can select the desired format.


OS

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Hi all,I wish to create a macro that when i click a button i can input what month i wish to print out data for. I have 7 columns (A-G).Date Day Activity Income 02/01/2012 Monday Work (8) £48.00 02/01/2012 HMOT £5.00 02/01/2012 Peter Taylor 134024855 HMOT £5.00 02/01/2012 Susan Taylor 134023422 HMOT £5.00 02/01/2012 Steve Davy 13402737404/01/2012 Wednesday Work (8) £48.00 04/01/2012 HMOT £5.00 04/01/2012 Tom Thompson 134027410 HMOT £5.00 04/01/2012 John Ackroyd 134025131 HMOT £5.00 04/01/2012 Aftab Ilahi 134022546Above is an example of the sheet.In column A we have the date, B we have the day, C we have the activity, D we have the income, E is a cell with the previous month date in to track data for the month, F is a name and G is a number.I wish to be able to print all of january for example, rows A-G by clicking a button and entering something like 'january' or '01/12'. This will then select all of the rows with data in based on the date range in column A and print the selection.Please feel free if that doesn't make sense to ask questions.Thanks in advance.

Answer:acro to input date and print based on date range

Below is the code I have for a macro which I can't seem to get to work right.Thanks.
Public Sub PrintMonth()
On Error GoTo Proc_Error

Dim wksCurr As Worksheet
Dim rngTarget As Range

Dim strInput As String
Dim datInput As Date
Dim datStart As Date
Dim datEnd As Date

strInput = InputBox("input start date for month", "Enter date")
If strInput > "" Then
datInput = CDate(strInput)
If datInput > 0 Then
Set wksCurr = ActiveSheet
Set rngTarget = wksCurr.Columns(4)
datStart = WorksheetFunction.EoMonth(datInput, -1) + 1
datEnd = WorksheetFunction.EoMonth(datInput, 0) + 1
With wksCurr
If .AutoFilterMode Then
.AutoFilterMode = False
End If
.UsedRange.AutoFilter Field:=rngTarget.Column, Criteria1:=">=" & datStart, _
Operator:=xlAnd, Criteria2:="<" & datEnd
.PrintOut
.AutoFilterMode = False
End With

Set rngTarget = Nothing
Set rngDate = Nothing
Set wksCurr = Nothing
End If
End If

Proc_Exit:

Exit Sub

Proc_Error:

Select Case Err
Case Else
MsgBox "Error " & CStr(Err) & ": " & Err.Description
Resume Proc_Exit
End Select

Exit Sub

End Sub

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I want to convert a text like 20120825 to a date format like this 2012/08/25

Answer:Convert text to date

=LEFT(A1,4)&"/"&MID(A1,5,2)&"/"&RIGHT(A1,2)Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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So I have this excel spreadsheet and an example of it basically looks like this:

Project Phase Person Capacity Start Date End Date
A Design 1 25% 1/15 3/16
A Model 1 25% 3/17 5/11
A Design 2 25% 1/15 3/16
A Model 2 25% 3/17 5/11

I'm looking to track a monthly outlook of capacity % over time for each person (in a pivot table), but I'm unable to get it exactly the way it should be. Essentially I would like it to look like this below:

Dates
Person Jan Feb Mar Apr May
1 25% 25% 25% 25% 25%
2 25% 25% 25%

(Sorry, the text keeps left aligning so person 2 should actually have 25% under Mar, Apr, and May.)

Is this even possible, either in a pivot table, or even using formulas?
 

Answer:Excel 2007 - Start Date and End date question

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I am looking to set up a macro or formula that basically inserts the current time when a cell is filled SO:

when a2:a100 is populated with any thing then the corresponding C cell will be populated with the time.

AND

when e2:e1000 is populated wiith anything then the corresponding D Cell will be populated.

Currently I am using this macro.
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
If Target.Cells.Count > 1 Then Exit Sub
If Not Intersect(Target, Range("A6:A100")) Is Nothing Then
With Target(1, 4)
.Value = Time
.EntireColumn.AutoFit
End With
End If
End Sub

which works great for the A and C cells

but it does not work for the other one.. how do i add and modify this so all my needs are met.
I need another 2 sets of 2 macros accross the sheet for time entry.
 

Answer:Excel date auto populate date/time

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Hello,

I have a large report of application forms which have been submitted including the date when they were submitted however the dates are formatted incorrectly.

1. Although the cell formatting is dd/mm/yyyy the data is being shown in mm/dd/yyyy which means the dates are incorrect (e.g. 2nd January would read as 1st February.)
2. As a result of this dates which are passed the 12th of a month are not accepted as dates (it reads the day figure as months and there is no 13th month etc)

I have tried to use the text to columns function but that makes no difference and I have tried to extract just the dates but I've had no luck.

Can anyone help, I've attached a small sample of the data.

Thanks

Daniel
 

Answer:Exported date field not recognized as date in Excel

Where does the data come from?
What do you get if you have no cell format?
 

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Eg: In the below table (Excel) right now date is numeric want to convert them to DATE format Date of Birth Sex Date of diagnosis1 1/07/41 F 21.02.092 12/06/90 M 2/24/22614 1/07/62 M 11/02/095 1/07/48 F 26.05.096 1/07/39 F 11.02.097 1/07/76 F 2.05.098 1/07/60 F 30.05.099 1/07/80 F 1.03.0911 1/07/56 F 22.03.0914 1/07/65 F 22.02.0916 1/07/74 M 22.02.0917 1/07/67 F 24.03.0919 1/07/33 M 25.02.0920 1/07/45 F 21.03.09

Answer:Convert multiple date entries to DATE format

Whoever wrote the file couldn't even decide on a standard date format. Needs two routines. I prefer to normalize to yyyy/mm/dd.

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I want to calculate how long a member of staff has worked for the company and therefore need to subtract their starting date from the current date.

Answer:How to subtract a date from a date ie years/months elapsed

If you use google to search:Time elapsed calculatorThere are a few online results to help. I hope they help. For the fun of it I calculated how long I have been in existence : 2,177.43 total weeks or: 15,242.00 total days or: 365,808.00 total hours or: 21,948,480.00 total minutes or: 1,316,908,800.00 total secondsThat was from the first result google gave me. Thank god no one will be able to figure out when I was born. message edited by btk1w1

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I have a file that lists a Julian date of, for instance, 37573. How do I convert that into something like 11/06/02?

Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:Julian Date--How to convert to calendar date in Excel

That's not a Julian date, Beth.

That is actually a date value that Excel provides.

That's how many days it's been since 1/1/1900.

To change it to a real date, you should be able to select that cell or entire column, hit Format-Cell, Number tab, and choose Date, and then any one of the date formats.

Julian dates are what numbered day of the year. For instance, January 3, 2002 would be 3.

Learn lots about dates and times in Excel:

http://www.cpearson.com/excel/datetime.htm

Be prepared to be there for a while.

Happy Thanksgiving!
 

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I have a Date/Time field that I need converted to just a Time field.

It comes back with 2/11/12 0:00:00

I need just the 2/11/12

I thought about changing it to a text field but I think there will be an issue with the month because it does not bring back a 0 in from the months with only 1 digit.

This table that I am creating is being sent to a txt file and that is where I see the issue. It looks good in Access, but not the txt file.

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Solved: Access - Convert Date Time to Date

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Hello, I have spreadsheet with a number of dates and times ie (11/19/07 8:57 AM) in column A and data going along with each of these dates and times from columns B-CK. I am trying to limit the list to show the information that is for all times after 2:45PM. The problem is I cannot sort by time and the dates attached to all the times span from 2004-2007. Please help!
 

Answer:Stripping the date portion of date/time in excel

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I accidentally formatted the date cell & it only accept numbers

Answer:how to correct a date field when you enter a date a number a

I don't know what you mean by "it only accepts numbers".Why can't you just format it as a date again?Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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ok i have a folder on my HD that contains over 60GB of data. within this folder there is many folders and files. is there a way of simply selecting this main 60GB folder and useing a prog to make all the file and folders have the same date/time that i wish?

i basicly want all the files and folders in this 60GB folder to be ...say todays date / time.

can this be done?
 

Answer:file date on a 60GB folder - setting them all to the same date? can it be done?

http://www.febooti.com/products/filetweak/

40 day fully working trial version.

Looks like it will do what you want.
 

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So I have this excel spreadsheet and an example of it basically looks like this:
Project Phase Person Capacity Start Date End Date
A Design 1 25% 1/15 3/16
A Model 1 25% 3/17 5/11
A Design 2 25% 1/15 3/16
A Model 2 25% 3/17 5/11

I'm looking to track a monthly outlook of capacity % over time for each person (in a pivot table), but I'm unable to get it exactly the way it should be. Essentially I would like it to look like this below:

Dates
Person Jan Feb Mar Apr May
1 25% 25% 25% 25% 25%
2 25% 25% 25%

Is this even possible, either in a pivot table, or even using formulas?
 

Answer:Excel 2007 - Start Date and End Date question

You should have posted that in "Business Applications" here: http://forums.techguy.org/16-business-applications/
 

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I've just moved "My Documents" contents from one laptop to another
I now find that some of the Word Documents are showing the current date in letters to customers that were created & dated months ago
As these letters are records documents sent out is there a way of preventing them opening with the current date

I've already checked, Wotd - Insert - Date & Time & the Automatic Updates box is unchecked

Thanks for any help

Answer:In Word the Original Date in a letter changes to current date

Is this the file modified date or the file created date? Moving the file will give it a new "modified" date.

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Hello. I have a cell on my spread sheet which calculates an earliest date due. The cell references other cells to achieve this and looks like this '=C51+(F8*7)' where cell C51 is a date field in the format DD/MM/CCYY and contains the date 26/12/2015. And cell F8 is a number field which contains the value '4'. This value '4' is indicating a number of weeks. So the calculation (F8*7) gets me the number of days and I then add those days to the date in cell C51 to get 23/01/2016.I want this cell to output the current date if the calculation above results in a date that is in the past. Can anyone tell me if there is a simple way to achieve this? Thank you.

Answer:Excel: Substitute a past date with the current date

If I understand you correctly, this should get you what you want:=IF("your calculation"< TODAY(),TODAY(),"your calculation")However, the TODAY() will update every day to always show the current date, assuming "your calculation" results in a date that is in the past.In other words, it will not lock in the first date it calculates. It will always display "today's" date.Is that what you want to see?One other issue: As explained at the link below, the TODAY() function is "volatile". That means that is will recalculate every time the sheet calculates, even if none of the arguments have changed. A large number of volatile functions can slow a worksheet down.https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/li...Volatile and Non-Volatile Functions

Excel supports the concept of a volatile function, that is,
one whose value cannot be assumed to be the same from one
moment to the next even if none of its arguments (if it
takes any) has changed. Excel reevaluates cells that contain
volatile functions, together with all dependents, every time
that it recalculates. For this reason, too much reliance on
volatile functions can make recalculation times slow. Use them
sparingly.

The following Excel functions are volatile:

NOW
TODAY
RAND
OFFSET
INDIRECT
INFO (depending on its arguments)
CELL (depending on its arguments)Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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Hi All,
I am using LUMIA 1320 that has Lumia Cyan.
Sometimes the time and date is getting reset to a specific date, i.e. 22nd May 2014
Due to this all reminder, alarms and new messages are not coming in sync.
Is this a virus? Does it have come from an app. If that is the case then it questions Microsoft App policies...
Anyone who has encountered this issue and has done something to eradicate it let me know.

Answer:Why is my phones time and date getting reset to a specific date?

First, windows phone can never get a virus. Its the safest platform after iOS . And no, a particular app can't affect the system's time and date. I think your should try to manually set the time and date in the settings. And see if it works.

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Dell Dimensions XP PC bought 9 years ago.On opening date 7 time reverts to date of purchase.Can change and all ok.Can anyone Help Please? Thank you

Answer:Date & Time reverts to Date of PC purchase 9 Years Ago

Wait for the more knowledgeable to report but a new CMOS Battery would seem to be in order.
Easy to replace and only £1, or so, to buy, in almost any Supermarket.
About the size of a 10p piece on the motherboard, with a number like CM032. Don't take it out until you are ready to replace it.
Get the replacement > Take the old one out > Instal the new one and, with luck, that should be it.

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Dell Dimensions XP PC bought 9 years ago.On opening date 7 time reverts to date of purchase.Can change and all ok.Can anyone Help Please? Thank you

Answer:Date & Time reverts to Date of PC purchase 9 Years Ago

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forums/1/tech-helproom/4204823/date-amp-time-reverts-to-date-of-pc-purchase-9-years-ago/
see duplicate thread

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Hello, I am having trouble finding the previous 2 days totals in a query. I have a totals query with the following fields:
JobID - Criteria: Between 500 And 599
WorkType
JulianDate
Batch
TotalProcessed - calculated field, grouped on Sum. sums field entry
ProdDate - Short Date - Grouped on Where - Criteria Date()-1 Or Date()-2

Today's Julian Date is 199 so query should give me Julian Dates 197 & 198, but instead returns Julian Dates 188 - 196.

Thank you for your help!
 

Answer:Solved: AC2007 Find Date()-1 And Date()-2 in Query

The criteria that you should use for a date period is
Between Date()-1 and Date()-2
 

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I am using the "microsoft access date/ time picker" control to pick dates. These dates like termination date of a contract will end up in the database. The problem I have is that when I do this,

rst!dateIntoForce = Me!ActiveXCtlDOForce

I end up with this in my database:

1/6/2003 5:48:43 PM

How can I extract only the date part from "1/6/2003 5:48:43 PM" so that only

1/6/2003

goes into the database
Thanks
 

Answer:Date Part only from MS Access Date picker control

Format the date before it gets entered into the db. Format([Date], "m/dd/yyyy")
 

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Excel 2013 and Windows 10 Pro

Today is May-14

Date format is set to show: Mar-16
Pressing Ctrl+; shows: 05 14 2016 in the cell
and it converts to: May-16 after I exit that cell.

Any ideas as to how to fix this or why it adds 2 days to the date?

I don't do much on computer now because of health but when I do and there is a problem, I know some of the experts are here.

Thank you in advance, Ron
 

Answer:Excel Date shortcut posts proper date and then changes

Hey Ron,

This should be a fairly simple one. I'd hazard a guess and say the May-16 is the month and year rather than the month and day.
If you click the format drop down as shown below, and click the last option for more formatting options.

In the box that pops up, navigate to Custom using the left hand panel to navigate.
Here you can make your own (or use a preset if you wish) format to suit your needs.

Here is a quick key to help you get by:
dd = Day in Number format
ddd = Day in Short text
dddd = Day in Long text
mm = Month in Number format
mmm = Month in Short text
mmmm = Month in Long text
yy = year in 2 digits
yyyy = year in 4 digits

You can separate these with pretty much whatever you want.
All of this data is input into the "Type" field as shown in the picture above.

See the picture for an example, Ironically it is May 16th today so it will appear the same as your issue does, but rest assured, as long as you have those D's in there, it will display the day!

Best of luck,
Let us know how you get on,

Xsage
 

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The column heading in Win 10 File Explorer is 'Date'. But which one?

I've always been used in XP to the default being 'Date modified', but it seems that here it's Date created? Several re-saves have left 'Date' unchanged.

--
Terry, East Grinstead, UK

Answer:File Explorer Date column - whiich date is it?

Hi:
What is the column in Windows 7 explorer? It matches no date column from Windows XP explorer - Super User

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The AVG on my Dell thinks the Virus database is out of date even though it has the most current update?

How can I change the date back and what might have caused this to happen in the first place. I've heard of some AVG update problem but didn't find much relevant information on it.

Any suggestion or links would be great.

Thanks,
Andre
 

Answer:AVG Free wrong date set; Update thinks it's out-of-date

Check the date on your computer.. And, maybe uninstall AVG and reinstall it..

http://www.majorgeeks.com/AVG_Free_Edition_d886.html
 

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Hi there

I know how to do add a criteria to a Query. For example in the QBE pane in design view in the criteria row I enter this statement: Between [Start Date] And [End Date]. When I open up the form that is bound to the query, a message box pops up and I enter the required dates and I get the required data that is between the dates that I specify. However, I'm now finding out that this method is now becoming a nuisance.

Is there a way that I can have 2 unbound controls - one for the start date and the other for the end date in a criteria form. This way I input the dates I want for a particular customer and the form with the required data shows up. For example, I have already developed a criteria form for customers. I have an unbound combo box control that has customer names and when I click on a particular customer name, all the data for that customer is displayed in a form. In the row source of the unbound combo box control there is a SELECT .... FROM ... statement. I also have a button next to the unbound combo box control that opens up the form for that particular customer. Now I want to add two more Unbound controls in the criteria form, one for Start Date and another for End Date.

This way I can select a customer from the customer combo Box, select the start start date from the start date combo box and the end date from the second combo box control and get the desired data for that particular customer between the specified dates. I have attempted to do this bu... Read more

Answer:Access - Start Date and End Date in a Criteria form

Mario: What you want is called a query by form (QBF). I don't know how to do them myself, offhand, but here's the MS Technet article:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=235359
 

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Answer:ican not set date and time an error is occurewhile date and

Enter the BIOS & change the date/time. If it resets after the system has been shutdown for a while & then restarted, the CMOS battery is probably bad.

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Question for everyone:

I am trying to cut and paste date from a webpage to an excel spreadsheet. I have tried a few methods but I always get the same problem of text turning into dates. For example I am trying to copy various Win loss records of sports teams such as 5-3. The problem is that 5-3 is displayed as May-3 or other date formats. I have tried using format cells and selected text but that just turns the date into a random #. If I format the cells before I paste the text it still comes up as a date. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Glad to find these forums. Hope I can contribute in some way!
 

Answer:Excel date/text question

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I have the text '01 06 00' in cell A1 and want to convert it to the format "dd/mm/yyyy".Now I have achieved this by:A1=01 06 00A2=LEFT(A1,2)A3=RIGHT(LEFT(A1,5),2)A4=RIGHT(A1,2)A5=DATE(A4,A3,A2)The result is "01/06/1900", but the 1900 should be 2000.Try as I might, I can't get the 1900 to 2000.Any ideas?

Answer:covert text to date in excel

This is a fiddle but it works=DATE(A4+100,A3,A2)

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The code below gives me the Date and Time the file
was created. If another file with a newer date
gets copied over it, the date created stays the
same and only the date modified changes.

I need to get the Date & Time Modified. Does anyone
know how?

Thank you.
Sub ShowFileInfo(filespec)
Dim fs, f, s
Error_Flag = 0
On Error GoTo No_File
Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set f = fs.GetFile(filespec)
s = "Created: " & f.datecreated 'modified ' created
FilDate = f.datecreated
'FilDate = f.datemodified
'MsgBox s, vbSystemModal
GoTo Done
No_File:
On Error GoTo 0
Error_Flag = 1
Done:
End Sub
 

Answer:VB Text File Date Modified?

Something like this

s = "Created: " & f.datecreated
or
s = "Created: " & f.datelastmodified
 

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Ok, I need a formula in Excel that converts a date field (i.e., 7/29/04) to the name of the day that represents (i.e., Thursday). I don't care what form the day is, it can be text or date displayed with just the day.
 

Answer:Need a formula to convert a date to text

Actually you don't need a formula.

Just format the cell as Custom, with a format of dddd.

That will display only the full day (Thursday), without "destroying" the underlying date data.
ddd format displays the shortened version (Thu).
 

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I have written date 01.02.2012 in a cell and i want to convert this text date to date format 2/1/2012 or 1-Feb-2012..PLZ help me

Answer:Convert text to date format

Do a Search & Replace.Search for a DOTReplace with a SLASHShould give you a DATE.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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Hi there,I am working on a VBa that performs a number of functions.The point of the VBa is to save worksheet1 as worksheet2, and then clear certain fields of content in worksheet1Worksheet then becomes clear of data entered for that period ready to take date for the next period.One of the cells in worksheet1 reads 'TonyGibb 2013' which is the name given worksheet2What I require to do is automatically change 'TonyGibb 2013' to 'TonyGibb 2014'This cell location is "D5"Any ideas how to go about this?Help would be much appreciated

Answer:Change a Text Date entry via VBA

First, the Excel solution, then the VBA version.re: "Can not get it to work unless I split 'TonyGibb 213' into two cells"There is no need to split the entry into 2 cells. Of course, in Excel, the formula would need to be a different cell, but you don't need to split the original value into 2 cells. We can use a formula to split the TonyGibb 213 into a text value and a quasi-numerical value.Since Excel likes working with numbers more than text, it will try to execute a mathematical operation on a "text number" if it can. Therefore, we should be able to add 1 to the text value 213.For example, if you had TonyGibb 213 in D5, this formula will return TonyGibb 214=LEFT(D5,FIND(" ",D5))&MID(D5,FIND(" ",D5)+1,256)+1 LEFT(D5,FIND(" ",D5)) will return TonyGibb including the spaceMID(D5,FIND(" ",D5)+1,256) will return the text value 213, which we can add 1 to.(The 256 is simply to allow for any number of digits at the end of the string. If you know it will always be 3, just use 3)OK, so that works within Excel. Once we move into VBA, we have to be aware of 2 things:1 - VBA doesn't need to use a separate cell for the return value. You can simply replace the existing value directly in the cell. You pull the existing value into VBA, modify it and put it back in the cell. There's no such thing as a circular reference in VBA. It can read the contents of a cell and overwrite it with a modifed version.2 - VBA does not use the text function FIND. Instead, it uses INSTR. In addition, the argum... Read more

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Mentors,
In my access database have a field that defined as date from the table. my users want the field as a choice either a date or text words .Can that possible?
 

Answer:Solved: drop box between a date and text?

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I'm trying to convert data in a text field to a Date in MS Access '03.

The text field contains a "Date" field (as text) in the following format: 1022008

I'm using the following query expression - in a separate field - to display it as 10/22/2008:
Code:
Left([PickupDate],2) & "/" & Mid([PickupDate],3,2) & "/" & Right([PickupDate],4)
It works fine until I come across a date like: 1172008

Then it shows it as 11/72/2008 when I want it to display as: 11/7/2008.
Any ideas?
 

Answer:MS Access '03: Displaying Text As Date

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Any help with excel if then with text and dates: IF cell G15, name, = cell H15, same name, AND cell I 15, date, is before cell J15, date, THEN return date in red. ??

Answer:formulate if then conditions with text . date

re: "...THEN return date in red"Return what date?And what do you mean by return it in red?Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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All --

Please help with this question about file data created VS date modifed in Windows 7.

Suppose a file is created at time1.

How come Windows7 reports "date created" as "time1" and "date modified" as "time2" where "time2" is a time earlier than time1?

See the attached file, "WindowsDateIssue201203061503.png", for an example.

Thanks.

-- Mark Kamoski
 

Answer:date-created VS date-modified on Windows 7

Good question, but it does not effect the performance of the computer.
An explanation could be the DLL file could be updated via a recent Windows update and it was last modified date was inherited from the previous file that has been overwritten.
 

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Well AVG 7.5 is reporting that it's internal virus database is out-of date so when I update it it says that it is fully updated, but still reports that it isn't. I have no idea what is going on here so if anyoen can help me it would be great!

Thanks, David.

Answer:Avg 7.5 Reports It Is Out-of-date And When I Update It Says Its Fully Up-to-date!

I just thought of this, has AVG not released any updates since January 31st 2008? Is anyone else having this problem, I have looked on the internet an the latest updates for AVG 7.5 are January31st.

I think something is wrong here.

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Does anyone know how to convert a date entry from Unix format to Gregorian calendar format?

I have a long table with Unix values for date and want to plot a count of row entries within a certain date range...

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Excel: Unix date to gregorian date

Also... how do I count the number of occurrences of similar entries in a column... i.e.

1
1
1
2
2
3
3
3
3
4
4

I want to be able to count the number of occurrences of 1, then the number of occurrences of 2 etc etc
 

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When viewing the software downloads page, all of the update dates are newer than the release dates.  And they are all very close to current date (Jun 20).  Running the HP tool doesn't show any update is needed.  So I'm puzzled. Are all these drivers/patches really out of date or is the earlier release date still the correct one.  Surprised that every available update shows close to current date.    

Answer:Update Date does not Match Release Date

Hi: The date you see next to the actual driver exe file is the correct driver date. The 'update' date you see is because HP redesigned the website and had to upload many of the drivers again.

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Hi all!
Before I ask my question I just want to let everyone know that this site has been a great help.

So, I have a TextBox that needs to accept a date and time. Simple enough. However, the data that I need to collect has to always have a date and time but when I use General Date it will accept either Date or Time or both as its designed to do so.

I have tried setting

Format as " m/d/yyyy h:nn:ss ampm "
Input Mask as " 90/90/0000\ 99:00:00\ >LL;0;_ "

and tinkered with me.textbox.format() as an if statment

But this leads to the other issue that most of this data will be pasted into the form in either of the below formats.

7/19/2017 12:08:14 PM
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:08:14 PM

I'm stumped and haven't been able to figure this out through research or my own luck.

Any help is appreciated and thank you all.
 

Answer:General Date Forced To Have Date And Time

So.... I think I figured it out. Been testing it and it seems to result in the way i need it to. So I have the Form/Table set to Date/Time Field formatted as a General Date. This will at least validate that the information inputted in the text-box is a date/time of some sort. Then I added the below code to make it follow a validation rule of sort. So far it seems regardless of the way information is pasted in the end result is always MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS AMPM
If Me.YourTextBox Like "**/**/**** **:**:** **" Then
Cancel = False
Else
MsgBox ("Please enter a date and time in this format MM/DD/YYYY HH:MM:SS AM/PM")
Cancel = True
End If
I'm still open to suggestions if there is a more efficient way of doing this. If not I hope this information will be found helpful to others.
Thanks All,
 

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Help! This should be easy but I can't get it to work.

I have a report that must group by Trip# and sort by ascending activity date all of the various activities that took place on multiple days of the trip.
Further, the trip with the earliest date must come first regardless of the Trip#.
I've accomplished getting the earliest starting date trip first and grouping its detail with a unique string made up of the earliest date of each trip formatted to YYYYMMDD+Trip#. This prints a trip total and works fine.

But the daily activity for the trip is out of date sequence.
Adding a Date field to the 'Sorting and Grouping' insists on breaking on and printing a sub-total for each of the trips activity dates.
Without the sorting & grouping by date the trip records are out of sequence even though the data source query is sorted ascending by activity date.

(see attachments that show the above)

The only solution I can think of is to create a sub-report sorted by activity date.

Does anyone have any better ideas?

Jim Shannon
JES Computer Systems
Access Developer.
 

Answer:How sort by 2nd field (date) without grouping when date changes?

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In excel I am trying to compare a column of various dates against the current date (reported in one cell using the =today() function) and if the dates in the column is past today's date it will report "Late" in the adjacent row or if the date in the column is the same as the current date it will report "Due" in the adjacent row. "If/then" doesnt seem to work. I have thousands of columns of dates but simplied exampleCurrent Date = 04/21/2014Column A, Column B, Due Date, Status, 04/12/2014, Late04/21/2014, Due

Answer:Comparing a date in column against today's date

First, a posting tip...If you click on the blue line at the bottom of this post, you can read the instructions on how to post data in this forum so that the columns line up and your data is easier for us to read. It may take some trial and error via the Preview screen, as explained in the instructions, but it can be done. Second, you told us what you want if the date to be checked has past or is the same as TODAY(), but you didn't tell us what you want if the date is later than TODAY().I assumed you want a blank cell.

A B
1 =TODAY()
2 Due Date Status
3 4/12/2014 =IF(A3<$A$1,"Late",IF(A3=$A$1,"Due",""))
4 4/21/2014 =IF(A4<$A$1,"Late",IF(A4=$A$1,"Due","")) Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.message edited by DerbyDad03

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