Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating custom date formatting, part of Working with Dates and Times in Excel 2007.
Excel has quite a few different ways to display date information.…In the worksheet that we are looking at here, the dates in column B, for…example, are certainly displayed in more or less typical kind of way, and simply…by right-clicking or pressing Ctrl+1, we can go right into Format Cells and find…a wealth of choices there.…But don't overlook the Custom category.…This can be a little bit intimidating if you're scrolling up and down here and…you're looking at all those crazy symbols.…But you will recognize, here and there, some others. Perhaps you've created them,…but you'll see Ms and Ys here.…
Using the panel right here, we can, for example, display all kinds of different…variations using four Ms for a full spelling of a month if we wish, or three…Ms to abbreviate it.…We can put in day of the week, using four Ds for a full spelling, three Ds…for an abbreviation.…So maybe on these sales dates, just for clarity, we might want to put in day of the week.…Let's just put in, for example,…three Ds to abbreviate the day of the week.…
- 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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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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