Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Calculating holidays (Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, etc.), part of Excel 2013: Working with Dates and Times.
…If you deal with data that requires long range calculations, you…might need to know the date of certain holidays in certain years.…And you probably know if you live in the United States, that Memorial Day occurs at…the end of May, Labor Day at the…beginning of September, and Thanksgiving in late November.…And in this list here we're seeing some…calculations that use different kinds of date functions.…Before starting to calculate for example, Memorial Day on different years.…You need to recognize the fact that Memorial Day can only occur…on the 25th through the 31st any of those days in May.…
And armed with that knowledge you can begin to construct to formula.…Now, I don't think it's necessary for most people to…know how to do this but just by seeing some…of the examples here, I think it will give you…more insight into how some of the various date functions work.…Let's first begin by clicking in cell E2 and look at the data to the right there.…It's probably not too common to see data stored this way.…But if you had a list of data like this…
- Understanding how Excel records and stores dates and times
- Looking at standard date and time entry options and acceptable alternatives
- Using the TODAY and NOW functions
- Customizing date formats
- Using keyboard shortcuts
- Formatting time for hours over 24
- Calculating differences across dates and times
- Calculating the day of the week
- Working with holidays
- Validating dates
- Converting formatted dates to usable data
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Excel Date and Time Systems
2. Creating Date and Time Entries
Instant date and time entry1m 28s
3. Date and Time Formatting
4. Date and Time Functions
5. Calculating with Dates and Times
6. Using Dates and Times with Excel Commands
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