Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Calculating holidays (Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, etc.), part of Excel 2007: Working with Dates and Times.
When working with Excel data, sometimes you need to know ahead of time which day…of the year certain holidays will appear.…For example, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving all occur on certain…days of the week, but not always the same date.…On the screen here we see the various Memorial Days, Labor Days, and…Thanksgivings for the next five years or so.…And in each case, behind the scenes here in column C are your formulas.…Now, I am going to press Ctrl+Tilde, or from the Formulas tab, there is a button…called Show Formulas.…
And these formulas are a bit long, and I certainly don't intend to explain…them in detail, but just a quick look at one or two of these will give you some insight.…And for your benefit, simply feel free to copy these, but take a case, for…example, of Labor Day.…You probably know that Labor Day is always the first Monday in September.…Without going into all the details of what are the formulas, but let's say the…formula right here in cell C7,…you'll notice in here that the way this works - in general, without the…
- Understanding how Excel records and stores dates and times
- Looking at standard date/time entry options and acceptable alternatives
- Using the TODAY and NOW functions
- Customizing date formats
- Exploring keyboard shortcuts
- Formatting time for hours over 24
- Calculating differences across dates and times
- Rounding calculations
- Working with holidays
- Validating with dates
- Converting formatted dates to usable data
Skill Level Intermediate
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Excel 2007: Introduction to Formulas and Functionswith Curt Frye2h 26m Intermediate
1. Excel's Date/Time System
2. Creating Date/Time Entries
3. Date/Time Formatting
4. Excel's Date/Time Functions
5. Calculating with Dates and Times
6. Using Dates and Times with Excel Commands
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