Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring keystroke shortcuts, part of Excel 2007: Working with Dates and Times.
When you're working with dates and times in Excel, there certainly are times…when you need to change the display of either dates or times.…In column B here, nothing wrong with this certainly, but a different way of…displaying these dates can be gotten into quickly - either by pressing Ctrl+1 or…right-clicking on the selected data and choosing Format Cells, and then in the…Format Cells dialog box, in the Number category, under Date, quite a few…variations, quite a few different ways to display these dates.…
Sometimes you're in a hurry, and if you like this particular format you're about…to see, it's a great keystroke shortcut.…It's the only one associated with dates. It's Ctrl+Shift+#.…It's on the number 3 key, displays the information this way.…A lot of people like this because it eliminates that momentary doubt that you…have sometimes about which month we're talking about here.…This clarifies that instantly.…It also helps if you're dealing with data from other countries where many times…
- 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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