- 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
- [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Dennis Taylor and welcome to Excel 2013: Working with Dates and Times. Whether you're using Excel to track order and shipping dates, calculate the age of your inventory or tabulate hours worked on a project, you need to understand how Excel stores date and time data. I'll show you the best ways to enter dates and times, how to quickly build date/time series, and create your own custom data formats for optimum readability. We'll see powerful date functions that determine the day of the week, calculate working days between two dates and determine future and past target dates.
We'll look at shortcuts and tips to optimize tricky time calculations and the best techniques for converting dates downloaded from other sources, how to use dates and data validation rules as well as in filtering. But enough talk. Let's start saving time with Excel 2013.
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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