Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Auto Fill to enter date and time series, part of Excel 2010: Working with Dates and Times.
When you are trying to enter more than one date or time in Excel, there are a…lot of built-in shortcuts that you might not be aware of.…They often fall under the heading of AutoFill.…A lot of you may know that a given month like January or any month you can start…with, if you drag from the lower right- hand corner of a cell containing one of…the monthly names, you will get month after month after month.…If you drag downward or rightward, this moves ahead in time.…If you drag upward or leftward, it moves backward.…Same thing is true with days of the week.…This is automatically built-in.…
You don't have to do anything special here.…And both of these also work with three-letter abbreviations, but only…three-letter abbreviations, also a couple of quickies here too.…Anytime you use the letter Q and the number 1 in almost any kind of…combination, drag from the corner, you're only going to cycle through the…numbers 1 through 4.…Same thing with Qtr1 and the word Quarter.…Try these with the one in front of the word or abbreviation or after putting…
- 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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