Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video WORKDAY: Calculate ending date, part of Excel 2013: Working with Dates and Times.
…When a project is a certain number of days' length, let's say it's 120 days,…and you're starting the project on May 22nd,…you want to know when it will be finished.…And, if we simply add this 120 to 5/22/2014, we will get an answer.…But, this will count weekend days as well.…A function called work day, that were one a worksheet called…work day, you could say is the companion to net work days.…Here we're looking into the future to come up with a final date.…A simple addition here which is viable in some cases, if you were in a seven day…working environment, is simply the starting date plus…the number of days and we'll get an answer.…
September 19th.…But let's say we don't work weekends.…We use the function called workday Here's our…starting date in E2, comma, here's the number…of days of length, we don't want to count…those weekends and for the moment we're ignoring holidays.…So the completion date is on November sixth of 2014.…If we copy this into column F…and essentially use that as our starting point.…If we do want to not count those holidays, then we, after the F3 here, which is…
- Understanding how Excel records and stores dates and times
- Looking at standard date and time entry options and acceptable alternatives
- Using the TODAY and NOW functions
- Customizing date formats
- Using keyboard shortcuts
- Formatting time for hours over 24
- Calculating differences across dates and times
- Calculating the day of the week
- Working with holidays
- Validating dates
- Converting formatted dates to usable data
Skill Level Intermediate
1. The Excel Date and Time Systems
2. Creating Date and Time Entries
Instant date and time entry1m 28s
3. Date and Time Formatting
4. Date and Time Functions
5. Calculating with Dates and Times
6. Using Dates and Times with Excel Commands
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