Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding how Excel records and stores dates, part of Working with Dates and Times in Excel 2010.
Many an Excel worksheet contains date information. For example, the worksheet on…the screen here contains information about Hire Dates.…In another worksheet here, we see Information about Sales Dates in Column C.…They are used quite a bit in Excel.…The best way to understand dates is to first recognize that when you type a date…entry, it automatically appears in the right-hand side of a cell.…For example, 3/4/2012, I might type it this way.…It appears in the right side of a cell.…
As do all numbers in Excel, when you type values, they appear in the right side…of a cell. Text appears in the left side of a cell.…That tells us something right away.…This is a value, but what value and how can we work with this intelligently?…In Excel, the entire date system starts January 1, 1900.…And although you are highly unlikely to use that date, if you do type that into…a cell, 1/1/1900, what you actually have entered into the cell is the value 1.…
Every day has a number associated with it. This is day 1.…
- 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: Financial Functions in Depthwith Curt Frye2h 18m 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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