Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Auto Fill to enter date and time series, part of Excel 2007: Working with Dates and Times.
Excel's built-in Auto Fill capability is going to save you a ton of time for…entering certain kinds of date series.…Recognize that on any given date, for example, the date in column E2 here,…if we drag the Fill handle, that's the lower right-hand corner of the active…cell, downward, we will automatically get next day, next day, next day.…The pop-up tip on the right alerts us as to the values that will be entered into…that series automatically.…And that just saves a lot of time by itself, in many different situations.…
If it turns out, in a slightly different situation here, where a date has to be…entered twice, or maybe it's just a single situation where you want a date in,…but you need to have it repeated,…if you hold down the Ctrl key when dragging a date entry, you will, if you let go…with the mouse first, get the same date repeated, and sometimes that's the case.…Maybe after this we want to drag it down without the Ctrl key. We'll get the…next day, next day, and so on.…So you could have a situation, maybe slightly different heading, where you do…
- 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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