Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating custom date formatting, part of Working with Dates and Times in Excel 2010.
In addition to the built-in formatting options for formatting dates and times in…Excel you also have the ability to create your own custom formatting.…Suppose, for example, the data in Column B here, we might want to have the day…of the week included here.…Let's recognize if we were to right- click here on Column B and choose Format…Cells in the Date category under the Number heading here we do have an option…that we'll put in the day of the week along with the date.…Now that might be more than what we need here.…
If we jump into Custom, that format will be represented here.…Now there are some things here we don't want to talk about.…We could get pretty far afield looking at some of these other formats, but…let's just recognize the use of d's and m's and y's in this display.…Let's suppose we do want the day of the week, but maybe we only want a…three-letter abbreviation.…Three d's will give us a three-letter abbreviation, four d's will spell out…the day of the week.…If we want the months spelled out, four m's, if want only an abbreviation, three m's.…
- 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
Excel 2010: Advanced Formatting Techniqueswith Dennis Taylor3h 2m Intermediate
1. Excel's Date/Time System
2. Creating Date/Time Entries
3. Date/Time Formatting
4. Date/Time Functions
5. Calculating with Dates and Times
6. Using Dates and Times with Excel Commands
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