Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video WEEKDAY: Determining the day of the week, part of Working with Dates and Times in Excel 2007.
Knowing day of the week can be valuable information in a variety of…different situations.…For example, date of a sale, or maybe you are just analyzing product shipments…or orders - knowing day of the week is something you need to know sometimes.…In column B, we can put in a function called weekday to tabulate this information.…By the way, if you're not interested necessarily in tabulating the information…but simply seeing the information, we could format the entries in column A to…include the day of the week being displayed.…
But if we need to analyze this, we will need to use this function referred to as weekday.…We are looking at the data here.…Now, the result that we get here is not going to make us too happy:…6. That doesn't tell us a whole lot at first.…Now, I could quickly explain that 1 means Sunday, 2 means Monday, 6 therefore is…Friday, 7 is Saturday, and so on.…We could leave it this way if it sticks on our head, in the same way that…numbers might remind us of certain months.…But a better follow up to this will be to actually display this by simply right…
- 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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Excel 2007: Introduction to Formulas and Functionswith Curt Frye2h 26m Intermediate
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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