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Date Part only from MS Access Date picker control

Question: Date Part only from MS Access Date picker control

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


goes into the database

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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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I have a travel agency. When my clients confirm their arrival I have to reserve hotel for them. For that I made hotel reservation form on MS Word and copy it to canned response on gmail.
Every time I used it. But I fill date and invoice number manually.
Now I need to add date picker for current date, arrival and departure date. Also I want to know how can automatically change it's form number.
I want again
No of people = 1,2,3etc.
No of rooms = 1,2,3,etc.
Meal basis = BB, HB,FB
Please help me to solve this problem. Also send me the way that you did it for future forms please.
Thank you

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Is there a way in excel 2010 to use a date picker to input a particular date into a highlighted cell, to save having to type it?


Answer:Solved: Date Picker

Hi Gusman,

I'm not a fan of these becasue of compatalibity issues but this link will help you on the way:

Good luck

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Question: Date Picker Query


I am in the middle of a Biorhythm VB program and am wondering how to use Date Picker

Currently I am working on a phase of 18 days, so I assume MOD18 will come into it somewhere (you can tell I am a beginner)

My Date Picker seems to go back to Jan 1st 1601

On that day, the 18 day cycle is on day 16 of the 18 day cycle.

So what I need to know is - if I use Date Picker to choose a date of, say, March 9th 1967 - how can I get it to calculate what day of the 18 day cycle March 9th 1967 falls on (still assuming that Jan 1st 1601 is day 16 of the 18 day cycle)

AND is there a site which simply explains how to use DP ?

Thanks for looking


Answer:Date Picker Query

What exactly is Date Picker? I know that VB6 has a ton of built-in functions for managing and formatting dates and times, but I'm not framiliar with one named this.

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I have Windows XP professional and Office XP Professional. I am taking an advanced course in Access 2002(XP). Our instructor wanted us to use the date and time picker on a form. I did not have the Date and Time Picker Active X control on my system. I determined that it was in Microsoft Windows Common Controls2 6.0(SP4)(mscomct2.ocx). I registered the controls and the DTPicker became available to me. However I have to register the controls each time I start ACCESS. How can I make the DTPicker available upon starting ACCESS without having reregister the controls.

Our instructor's .mdb file when loaded on my system refers to a "Missing Works Calendar 5.0 Type Library"

Answer:Date and Time Picker

Try this...
Go to the VBE (Alt+F11 with your DB open).
Hit Tools-References.
Find Windows common controls and check it.

I really don't know if this will help you or not.

And it's NOT a good idea to use your email address as your username. I can change it for you if you like.

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Hi- I have a form with the "Microsoft Date and Time Picker Control, Version 6.0", I would like a query to use the value from that control, but when I when I try to use the expression builder, that control is not listed as one of my options. I tried to manually create type the expression in my query criteria,([Forms]![Form1]![DATE_PICKER]), but it still doesn't seem to recognize that control. How can I get the date and time form there into my query?

Thank you!

Answer:Cannot retieve the value from Date picker

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I am using Word 2007 and I have created a template with a custom userform. There is an area in my document where a future day and date is needed and I would like to put a calendar or date picker on the userform for the user to select the date, but there is no control in the toolbox for a calendar. Is there another way to add a calendar or date picker to my userform and if so, how do I code it so that the date format shows as Monday, June 15, 2009 in the form?

Answer:Solved: Calendar or date picker

OK, I found the calendar control and put it in my userform. Now I need to know how to code it. When you select a date, it shows up in the document in this format: 6/14/09. I want it to show up as Monday, June 14, 2009. Thanks for any help.

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Hi everyone,

This is my first post on here. I'm not particularly familiar with VBA but think I will need to use it to accomplish what I want.

I've created multiple date and time pickers for different stages of completion that the user is supposed to select which then gets assigned to another spreadsheet. The issue I find is I cannot grey out the box for stages that have yet to be completed (ie. Completed stage A on 9/13 and stage B on 9/15 but stage C still appears with the current date).

SO what I'm thinking is having a corresponding check box for each stage that when checked, allows the date and time picker for each stage to be visible. If stage 3 has not been completed then the date and time picker does not appear and will only appear once the check box has been checked.

I'm thinking something like this needs to be done:

IF Checkbox1.value = True
THEN DTPicker1.visible = True

Any help or direction would be appreciated.


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I want to know an exel formual for the following - Any help would be great

Date Range
01/12/2013 - 03/14/2013

How many days from the date range 01/22/2013 - 02/21/2013 are in the above date range

So answer for the above would be 31

Thank you for your help!

Answer:Excel 2010 - Count # Of Days In A Date Range That Are Part of Another Date Range

Hi LucianC - try entering this info:
Start Date in A1
End Date in B1
=DateDif(A1,B1, "D") in C1

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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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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:

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can't access my control panel. gives a C:\WINDOW\system32\rundll32.exe. message

Answer:can't access my control panel and have to reset time n date the time displayed bottom rh corner of screen then Adjust Date/TimePlease come back & tell us if your problem is resolved.

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I was recently hired to work in a recreation department on a special event that happens every year. The Rec Department uses an Access database. I have no idea how old this database is. My boss has been working here for 10 years and she said the database was in place when she was hired.

One of the things my boss wants me to do is to add the date on the page footer of all the reports. I have tried using the wizard on the ribbon, using the expression builder, and just typing in =Date() into the control box. Any way I try it, I still get an #Name? error when I run the report. I was hired because even though I think of myself as a complete beginner when it comes to Access, apparently, I know more than most Admins about this program. That being said, I am an Administrative Assistant and not a programmer, nor do I have programming experience, so please keep that in mind when you answer this.

I checked in the VB editor under tools - references and it seems this organization is missing the utilities.mda file. I tried a search but it was not found. Could this be a reason for the error? If it is the reason, what would be a work-around?

Answer:Access 2010 Report #Name? error in =Date() control box

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We have part numbers for decals DEC-1 and DEC-12 and are linking into InDesign via Easy Catalog Creator which uses a .csv file for updates, but every time the file is reopened or resaved as a .csv, these part numbers change to a date and no longer link up. Is there a way to tell Excel not to do this?

Answer:part number changes to date

A few suggestions...1 - Format the cells as text before you enter Dec-12 - Use an apostrophe which forces Excel to read the data as text'Dec-13 - Use a formula in another cell:=CONCATENATE(TEXT(A1,"mmm"),"-",DAY(A1))The result will be treated as text.4 - Use a WorksheetChange macro. This code will monitor Column A and if a date is entered, it will reformat it to what you want it to look like and leave it as text.

Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
'Disable event so this code doesn't
'fire when it changes the cell
Application.EnableEvents = False
'Was the change made to Column A?
If Target.Column = 1 Then
'If yes, was the entry a Date?
If IsDate(Target) Then
'If yes, the format the date and store it ina variable
myPN = _
Format(Range(Target.Address), "mmm") _
& "-" & Day(Target)
'Set the cell format to text
Range(Target.Address).NumberFormat = "@"
'Put the reformatted date back into the cell
Range(Target.Address) = myPN
End If
End If
'Enable Events for next time.
Application.EnableEvents = True
End Sub

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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?


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

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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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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

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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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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):
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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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

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Solved: batch to compare file modified date with current 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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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'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)?

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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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?MIKE

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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
.AutoFilterMode = False
End With

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


Exit Sub


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


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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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-DOS Devices are the future, great British Design !

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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.MIKE edited by mmcconaghy

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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?


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


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.


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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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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:

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:

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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'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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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?

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

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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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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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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:

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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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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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
see duplicate thread

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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.MIKE

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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.


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..

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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. 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

The following Excel functions are volatile:

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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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:

Be prepared to be there for a while.

Happy Thanksgiving!

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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,


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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.


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
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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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.



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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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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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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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
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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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?

40 day fully working trial version.

Looks like it will do what you want.

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I exported a list of invoices to excel from my accounting program. One of the fields, of course, is a date field mm/dd/yyyy.

I am trying to figure out how I can sort, pivot, something with the goal of totaling by month.

I've tried formatting the column to mm-yyyy and text-to-columns to isolate the month and it's just not working right.



Answer:Solved: Extracting or Focusing on the Month part of a Date for a Pivot Table? Excel

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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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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.

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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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
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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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.


-- 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.


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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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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I am having trouble getting my date control to work properly. I am using Word 2010. I have added a reference to Microsoft Windows Common Controls-2 6.0 (SP6), I have added the date picker control to my tool box. I have added the date controls to my form and I named my date controls dtDate1 & dtDate2. My code is this:
Dim datDate1 as Date, datDate2 as Date
datDate1 = dtDate1
datDate2 = dtDate2
Msgbox = "Date 1 is " & datDate1
Msgbox = "Date 2 is " & datDate2

When I run this and enter the appropriate dates into the form, I get "Date 1 is 12:00:00 AM" and "Date 2 is 12:00:00 AM". I do not get dates, I get times. Both controls are set to the format dtpShortDate.

I also tried
Dim datDate1 as Date, datDate2 as Date
datDate1 = CDate(dtDate1)
datDate2 = CDate(dtDate2)
Msgbox = "Date 1 is " & datDate1
Msgbox = "Date 2 is " & datDate2

with the same result.
I need to grab the dates and manipulate them elsewhere in the code. Please, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

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I have encountered problems with Sage accounting (date defaulting to 2000 and no separators). I have been given the fix as altering date format in the XP Control Panel to another country and then altering back to U.K. When I try to change the format using the drop down menu, I get the error message "invalid date format" whichever country and format I choose.
I had a major crash on the p.c. and had to re-install most programs

I am not a p.c. genius so any ideas in plain English will be greatly appreciated



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Dear Team,

I want to disable Date Time Option of Control Panel in Administrator User of Windows 7 on more than 100 Individual Computers which are located on different Places.

I can do with help of Group Policy on Single Computer but I want now Automated Process (Like Batch File etc.) which I can made and run on Multiple Computers to Enable and Disable Date Time Option of Control Panel

Please Support for same.

Harvinder Singh

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Windows 7 Home 64bit is my OS.
The computer components are:
- Asus Z87 Motherboard
- Intel 4670k not overclocked
- 2 x 8GB Kingston Blu DDR3 240 pin RAM
- in 4 hours after re-setting time the time keeping shows a loss of 2 and 1/2 hours

It has been happening in the last week or so.

What could be happening?

Answer:My Desktop PC cant hold a precise DATE/TIME control

Slowly dying CMOS battery is one cause.

Easily replaceable.

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Hi. I have created a sheet where there are multiple users and I have added a calendar (not pop-up....still haven't figured out why it won't work for me). The calendar works fine and the linked cell too.

The thing is....the linked cell format will not change to the way I want it remains as "dd/mm/yyyy". I've tried to format to the date I want using the typical date format but it always stays as "dd/mm/yyyy".

I want it to be dd-mmm-yyyy (18-Jan-2014.

Is there a VBA code that would help fix this?


Answer:Form Control Calendar date will not change its format


What version are you using? I was able to create a custom format with dd-mmm-yyyy by using the number format and customizing the d-mmm-yy type.


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On Windows Embedded Standard PosReady 7 64 bits, I try to find in the registry the values for :

 # install OS Date
 # install Updates Dates
 # Boot OS Date
Can you help me ?

Do I need to search at WMIC level ?


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Hello to TSG - hopefully this will be an easy malware removal but it is my first experience with one so I have no reference...
'Puter started running slow and quickly found I lost access to:
Date and Time: "This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Contact system admin."
Task Manager: Greyed out in Windows Security Manager Window
Control Panel: Gone from Start Menu and Explorer
Regedit: "Registry Editing has been disabled by your administrator"
Lord knows what else I cant get to... but no command line string opens any control panel items (ie "control inetcpl.cpl")

ZoneAlarm detected Trojan.win32.agent.ali (aka "EldyCow L" I believe) and kept finding a text file that would regen - the name was "xxx1333.txt" where xxx is a random - that seems to have stopped, ZoneAlarm has no issues currently, but the restrictions are still in place. This is now day 3 of the problem and I cant find any guidance anywhere so... you are my only hope Obi Wan...

I will get some of the common tools to get started...

Thank you all in advance for your assistance and time.

<Hijackthis Log File>

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 6:16:43 AM, on 8/20/2007
Platform: Windows 2000 SP4 (WinNT 5.00.2195)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINN... Read more

Answer:Help! No date & time, task manager, control panel or regedit!

OK - I did a combofix out of desperation and it seems to have done the trick. No props yet, heres the log file...
ComboFix 07-08-17.2 - "Administrator" 08/20/2007 12:26:03.1 - NTFSx86
Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional 5.0.2195.4.1252.1.1033.18.42 [GMT -4:00]
((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\APPLIC~1.\macromedia\Flash Player\#SharedObjects\3MH53UQJ\
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\APPLIC~1.\macromedia\Flash Player\\support\flashplayer\sys\
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\Desktop.\internet explorer.lnk
((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2007-07-20 to 2007-08-20 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))
2007-08-20 12:23 51,200 --a------ C:\WINNT\nircmd.exe
2007-08-18 03:47 <DIR> d-------- C:\Program Files\Windows Live Safety Center
2007-08-15 23:59 512 --a------ C:\ScanSectorLog.dat
2007-08-15 23:41 <DIR> d-------- C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\APPLIC~1\MailFrontier
2007-08-15 23:38 3,867,168 --ahs---- C:\WINNT\system32\drivers\fidbox.dat
2007-08-15 23:38 27,936 --ahs---- C:\WINNT\system32\drivers\fidbox2.dat
2007-08-15 23:24 1,087,216 --a------ C:\WINNT\system32\zpeng24.dll
(((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Find3M Report ))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

99-12-07 08:00 32528 --a------ C:\WINNT\inf\wbfirdma.sys
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Since installing Windows 10 - previously on Windows 7 - all dates in Excel have turned into the American date format i.e. previously 12/08/15 in a cell displayed as 12th August 2015. Now it displays correctly but the cell contents have changed, so, in previous example, the cell now contains 08/12/15. How can I put this right? I have gone into anything I could see re language and have ensured it is English (United Kingdom) but this hasn't made any difference.

Answer:Windows 10 has turned my British date format in Excel into the American date format. How can I get it to turn back?


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I noticed that the "date modified" on the recovery file in the Recovery d: drive is the date I last had problems and did a recovery install.  Is this field supposed to update to the date of last recovery?  I am just wondering whether that date modified might indicate that it was modified with virus/malware so that recovering would not result in a clean install.  Thank you!

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Date plus days - how do I get a date answer? Date of arrival, plus the number of days needed to be there, I'm trying to get the formula for ending up with a date of departure.

Answer:Date plus days - how do I get a date answer?

With 12/01/2011 in A1, and 5 in B1, this formula in C1 will return 12/06/2011:=A1+B1Is that not what you get?Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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Hello allIs there anyway that I can type in a date like: 010199 and it then gets recognized as a date format and displays it as 01-01-1999 ?I can do it the other way around, if I type 01-01-1999 and have modified the date format to be ddmmyy, it works, but somehow it doesnt work the other way around.Any ideas for this? I know it is possible to make it happen by using another column and the number 010199 then gets converted to 01-01-1999, but I need this to be done automaticly (and with no macros)Thanks in advance/Jacob

Answer:Date format when typing the date?

Where are you typing this address - presumably in an Excel column?

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I set a restore date, and now it won't let me go there because it only goes back a month. I am constantly having to set the computer back, certain files just disappear if I don't go back in time.

Answer:I need to set restore date to an earlier date than it will let me.

Then you've got some sort of problem with your system. You shouldn't have to be doing that. I've had to do a system restore maybe twice in the last 10 years.

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This happens to the Winodws XP Explorer.

Would people out there please explain it to me. And also what I wish to see is the downloaded file creation date which should be identical to the one kept by the hosting web site. Or maybe other ways around

Answer:Why can Last Modified Date and Creation Date be the same

If I understand what your asking:


Why can Last Modified Date and Creation Date be the same

They would be the same, for example. You draw a picture in paint, save it and dont edit it again. When you save it you create the file, and seeing you dont edit it the modfication date and the creation date will be the same.


And also what I wish to see is the downloaded file creation date which should be identical to the one kept by the hosting web site.

I am not sure if that is possible.

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In Win Explorer why do some files show that they were modified before they were creatted. B....y confusing!

Answer:Date Created - Date Modified

It could well be because yoour "view" settings are set that way. go to view, arrange icons by. and see.

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Is there a programme/add on that will display the date down by the clock in the System Tray?As I get older I find myself increasingly unaware not just of the hour but even the day!

Answer:Date on Screen (No, not that sort of date!)

Try unlocking the toolbar and raise it a bit. The clock will now show the time, day and date. Lock the toolbar.

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I am frustrated with the following problem.
I need to convert the date to US formatting.
I receive a file in .csv format and the dates come as text and a normal date format all within the same column.


12/4/2012 23:16
12/4/2012 23:21
13/04/12 12:04 AM
13/04/12 12:52 AM
13/04/12 3:20 AM

The top 2, Excel reads as date. The bottom 3 excel reads as text...I need the bottom 3 to read as date.

Please HelP!!!

Answer:Excel 2010 UK Date to US Date

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I am trying to set my laptop date to a past date for the purposes of data entry into a program that requires that i back date my laptop. My problem is that even after i backdate it by entering a particular past date, when i restart my laptop it reverts back to the current date. having to reset the dates each time after the laptop is switched on is a pain. Isnt there a way I can permanently keep my date in the past?

::I had thought of unchecking the synchronize with internet time server checkbox but for some reason my internet time tab is missing from the date and time pop up box.

How can I go about achieving this?

Answer:How do i back date my laptop date

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Just curious... Why not: "Date & Time Modified"? Whatever happened to Time? It flew by so quick...

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Hi There

I can't seem to get this line of macro to work properly

If ActiveCell<=Range("C4") then......(Some lines get deleted)

Both the active cell and Range("C4") have dates in them. This line of code does not work properly. It does't matter if the date in the Active Cell is greater than the date in Range("C4"), the macro still executes the next lines of code and still deletes lines that it should not delete.

What am I doing wrong??


Answer:Solved: Date: VBA - One date less than another date

This would happen if either or both of the cells being evaluated are not dates or if the ActiveCell is blank. Try this test to see if this is the case; in either case you should use the DateValue function when evaluating ActiveCell vs C4. This is because the VBA interpretation of a date is much more forgiving than the Excel interpretation. VBA will interpret anything that looks like a date as a date e.g. " 12/21/2013" (with the leading spaces) will be interpreted by Excel as text whilst VBA will recognise it as a date.

Sub test()
If IsDate(ActiveCell) = False Then
MsgBox (ActiveCell.Address & " is not a Date")
ElseIf IsDate(Range("C4")) = False Then
MsgBox ("Cell C4 is not a Date")
If DateValue(ActiveCell) <= DateValue(Range("C4")) Then [B] [COLOR=red]'use this in your macro[/COLOR][/B]
MsgBox ("OK")
End If
End If
End Sub

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Please someone guide for this Powershell script for the above question.For wintel 2012/r2 server.
Thank you

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Question: Access query date

In Access I want to view all the records for one week. I was hoping this would work. "Between [Enter Beginning Date] and [Enter Beginning Date]+6" What am I missing? The goal is to only have to enter one date.

Answer:Access query date

mcookaz, it is better to use a form to either enter a date or select a date from an ActiveX calendar, you then use
Between forms![Formname]![Enter Beginning Date] and forms![Formname]![Enter Beginning Date]+6

It can be used on as many queries as you like as well.

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Dear tech experts,

I can't access date/time adjustment, and control panel. I even have smily at the right of my clock. Can u pls help me? I have HijackThis and ComboFix log file. I appreciate your help.

Normal Mode

-------Hijack This Log File---------------------------

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:58:35 ('_'), on 4/7/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_05\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32kui.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Updater\GoogleUpdater.exe
C:\Program Files\TypeItIn\TypeItIn.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
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Answer:Can't access CP and date/time, pls help

See if this gets back your control panel..

Copy the text the in the code box to notepad. Save it as fixreg.reg to your desktop.
Be sure the "Save as" type is set to "all files"
Once you have saved it double click it and allow it to merge with the registry.



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I have a training database. Column 1 is Personnel and the rest of the columns are the different training sessions. In the cells I have entered the date the person was I want Access to calculate the date that the next training is due...for example...

Sgt. May had LOAC training 8/1/2005. He will be due for training again in 45 months. What is that date?

I've been trying DateAdd("m",45,[LOAC]) but it isn't working...thoughts?

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Wondering if someone could offer some advice on an Access question.

I have three date fields in a table and I want to return an Approved/Unapproved in another field within the table based on these dates. I'm not really sure how to do this.

If I were to write out what I am trying to do, it would look like this...

If today's date < 60 days of DATE1, and < 365 days of DATE2 and DATE3, then put APPROVED in the approval field
Else put NOT APPROVED in the approval field.

Could someone help me with the syntax for this?

Also, where do I put this syntax (ie in the approval field of table?).

Thanks in advance


Answer:Access Date Question

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